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Discover how starting internet addiction counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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As a person who has dealt with grief and loss along with many of life' stressors, I understand that taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling... As a person who has dealt with grief and loss along with many of life' stressors, I understand that taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. Read more

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Aetna, ASR, Blue Care Network of Michigan, +19 more
Military / Veteran, Chronic Illness, Medical / Health Issues, Domestic Abuse, Anger, +17 more

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Aetna, Blue Care Network of Michigan, Blue Care Network of Michigan Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO), +17 more
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My life's passion is to help individuals through their struggles to achieve emotional wellness and become their true authentic self.

Starting Internet addiction counseling

What is Internet addiction counseling?

Internet addiction counseling is a specialized therapeutic approach designed to address and alleviate problematic or compulsive internet usage. It offers individuals a structured and supportive setting to delve into the root causes of their excessive online behaviors, which may encompass activities like social media and gaming.

How does Internet addiction counseling work?

Internet addiction therapists at Thriveworks in Sterling Heights, MI collaborate with you to identify and alter thought patterns and behaviors that drive your dependence, often employing cognitive-behavioral techniques. The primary objective of this counseling is to assist you in regaining control over your internet use, establishing healthier online habits, and addressing any underlying emotional or psychological issues, ultimately fostering a more balanced relationship with the digital world and enhancing overall well-being.

Is Internet addiction counseling conducted in person or online?

Thriveworks internet addiction counseling in Sterling Heights is conducted both in person and virtually through online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Internet addiction counseling last?

The length of internet addiction counseling can differ depending on the person's particular requirements and the seriousness of their addiction. Typically, this form of counseling includes multiple sessions spanning from several weeks to several months. The precise number of sessions and overall therapy duration are determined through discussions with the counselor.

Need more help deciding?

In just about any public place, you can look around and find a majority of people on their phones. This is the digital age, which means we spend a significant amount of our time on the internet—on our phones, our computers, our iPads. We engage in internet activities for personal pleasure and we must also engage in online activities at work. Add the personal and professional time spent online and you’re looking at a majority of your day being spent on the internet.

So, where do we draw the line? What classifies as too much time spent online? This is a loaded question. The basic answer is this: If you are suffering in any major areas of life due to excessive internet use, you might have a problem. Fortunately, you can learn to manage your time spent online with a therapist or psychologist at Thriveworks Sterling Heights, MI. If you are in the Macomb area and you are concerned about your internet habits or a loved one has expressed concern, schedule an internet addiction therapy appointment at Thriveworks Sterling Heights, MI today. We can see you today. Just call (586) 238-4265 and a scheduling specialist will get you all set up.

Is My Internet Use Out of Control? What Is Internet Addiction?

There is no shame in spending your weekend watching the latest Netflix sensation or choosing to shop online instead of in-store. That said, your internet use or time spent online can get out of control and it’s important that you can identify when you have a problem. If you are exhibiting any combination of the following, you might want to talk to an internet addiction therapist, psychologist, or counselor about your internet habits:

  • You feel lonely and isolate yourself from loved ones
  • You are neglecting responsibilities at work or school
  • You are experiencing vision problems like dry eyes
  • Your head and back are aching
  • You have carpal tunnel
  • You can’t fall or stay asleep

If you are experiencing these symptoms and you think they could be due to your internet use, it is possible that you’re spending too much time online. The good news is that you have come to the right place. Help for your internet addiction is available at Thriveworks Sterling Heights. Our therapists and counselors understand that it’s normal to spend a significant amount of time online each day, but they also know that if it’s harming your personal or professional life, that you need to make some adjustments. If you are in the Macomb area, the Thriveworks Sterling Heights, MI want to help you address this problem and develop healthier habits.

Work with an Internet Addiction Therapist or Psychologist at Thriveworks Sterling Heights, MI

If you’re spending an excessive time online or obsess over internet activities, you could likely benefit from working with an internet addiction therapist, psychologist, or counselor. If you’re in the Macomb County or surrounding areas, consider working with a professional at Thriveworks Sterling Heights, MI. They will look at your specific internet use, needs, and goals for therapy to best help them customize your treatment plan. That said, they’ll likely use techniques rooted in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and help you with self-corrective behavior, which involves changing your current internet habits.

If you are ready to schedule your first appointment, call Thriveworks Sterling Heights right now at (586) 238-4265. Here’s what you can look forward to:

  1. Next-day appointments: When it comes to your mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing, we know that time is of the essence. We want to offer you the right help right away.
  2. Extended hours: We also know that scheduling an appointment during normal hours is difficult for many people. For this reason, we offer extended hours in the evenings and on the weekends.

Thriveworks stands out from other counseling practices in various ways. The above is just a quick glimpse at the benefits of scheduling with Thriveworks Sterling Heights, MI. If you are in the Sterling Heights, MI or Macomb County area, reach out to Thriveworks today. We want to help you adopt healthy internet habits and live an overall healthier, happier, more successful life. Call us right now at (586) 238-4265.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Sterling Heights therapists and counselors accept 29 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • ASR

  • Behavioral Health Systems

  • Blue Care Network of Michigan

  • Blue Care Network of Michigan Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan | BCBS Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

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Self-pay costs at Sterling Heights
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Hear from our clients

4.5 Learn about verified reviews
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Efficient reminders, easy to utilize and caring, effective care from my therapist.
Michelle Feb 2024
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I really needed someone to talk to and didn’t know where to turn. An internet search came up and I found Thriveworks. Best decision I ever made was calling to schedule an appt. The staff is friendly, respectful and discreet. I appreciate Thriveworks so much. Therapy has helped me tremendously. I highly recommended this place.
Read more I really needed someone to talk to and didn’t know where to turn. An internet search came up and I found Thriveworks. Best decision I ever made was calling to schedule an appt. The staff is friendly, respectful and discreet. I appreciate Thriveworks so much. Therapy has helped me tremendously. I highly recommended this place.
Latasha Feb 2024
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My overall experience has been as expected when dealing with behavior healthcare. There is no real care for the patient and their needs. I spent an hour on the phone with a call center rep from the billing department who said I had no insurance on file, then proceeded to transfer me to the correct department who said I did. I have been without medication that was prescribed on Monday. When I received a call back from the psychiatrist, it seemed that your company forgot to send it over. That is unacceptable behavior when it comes to dealing with any customer.
Read more My overall experience has been as expected when dealing with behavior healthcare. There is no real care for the patient and their needs. I spent an hour on the phone with a call center rep from the billing department who said I had no insurance on file, then proceeded to transfer me to the correct department who said I did. I have been without medication that was prescribed on Monday. When I received a call back from the psychiatrist, it seemed that your company forgot to send it over. That is unacceptable behavior when it comes to dealing with any customer.
George Jan 2024
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★★★★★
Marya is such a good listener and is very sincere. Always feel as if we accomplish something. She has given me permission to call or text whatever needed and she responds in a very timely manner. I plan to continue working with her. She’s great.
Read more Marya is such a good listener and is very sincere. Always feel as if we accomplish something. She has given me permission to call or text whatever needed and she responds in a very timely manner. I plan to continue working with her. She’s great.
Gary Jan 2024
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★★★★★
It's a wonderful experience working with Cornelia Golden. She presents a healthy balance of comfortability and professionalism. She listens with the intent to hear what is being said and yet hear what's not being said. Cornelia has a very calming presence and I feel both confident in her counseling skills and that my concerns are professionally cared for. She is a very capable counselor. Clients will greatly benefit from working with her. I am happy to write this review for Ms. Cornelis Golden.
Read more It's a wonderful experience working with Cornelia Golden. She presents a healthy balance of comfortability and professionalism. She listens with the intent to hear what is being said and yet hear what's not being said. Cornelia has a very calming presence and I feel both confident in her counseling skills and that my concerns are professionally cared for. She is a very capable counselor. Clients will greatly benefit from working with her. I am happy to write this review for Ms. Cornelis Golden.
Sterling Heights May 2022
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Amazing listener. I dont know what I would do without her. She has helped me through so much in my life. I'm so grateful for her genuine kindness.
Read more Amazing listener. I dont know what I would do without her. She has helped me through so much in my life. I'm so grateful for her genuine kindness.
Sterling Heights Dec 2020
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Dana is an awesome therapist, listens to you and gives you great solutions, I highly recommend her and wouldn’t see anybody else
Read more Dana is an awesome therapist, listens to you and gives you great solutions, I highly recommend her and wouldn’t see anybody else
Sterling Heights Dec 2020
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★★★★★
Dana, is awesome very understanding , kind, no matter my issues she always helps me to figure it out , I highly recommend her!!
Read more Dana, is awesome very understanding , kind, no matter my issues she always helps me to figure it out , I highly recommend her!!
Sterling Heights Dec 2020
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Where to find us

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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Sterling Heights is located at the corner of Utica Road and Triangle Drive. We currently share a building with DAS Architects, among other businesses. Across the street, on the opposite side of Utica Road, is the Sterling Estates neighborhood and La Grand Blvd.

Phone number

(586) 203-3931

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