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166,081 people sought individual therapy help in Michigan in the last year

Discover how starting individual therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, ASR, Blue Care Network of Michigan, +21 more
Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Stress, +9 more

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, ASR, Blue Care Network of Michigan, +20 more
Chronic Illness, Medical / Health Issues, Self Harm, Domestic Abuse, Narcissism, +24 more

My passion is to help you understand yourself.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, ASR, Blue Care Network of Michigan, +25 more
Military / Veteran, Chronic Illness, Medical / Health Issues, Self Harm, Domestic Abuse, +21 more

I practice an empathetically focused and person first type of therapy with awareness of intersectionality and focus on cognitive techniques.

Pamela Rybka

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What is your go-to approach for individual therapy?

My go-to approach for helping people in individual therapy is to empower them to be their best selves. I do this by setting realistic goals for emotional and physical wellness. I challenge them to think out of the boxes they have put themselves in. I help them explore the past and move into their future, while all the time staying in the present.

What tools do you teach in individual therapy?

I teach, support, and encourage the use of positive psychology. I focus on what can be done. I have my clients look into their own worthiness and self-care. We look at resilience across the lifespan and build on what has worked while tossing out what no longer serves one's sense of self.

How do you know when a client is making meaningful progress in individual therapy?

I know when a client is making meaningful progress in individual therapy when I see the look on their face that says “I get it,” as well as when a client accepts accountability, continues to follow through, and is committed to self-growth.

What can clients do in their personal time to supplement individual therapy?

Depending on the situation, clients can supplement their time in individual therapy with couples/family therapy, nature therapy, outside classes (i.e. yoga, painting), and following through with their PCP, making them a part of the treatment team. I focus on the whole person and their environment.

What should someone do to prepare for starting individual therapy?

To prepare for one's first session, I suggest being honest and open-minded. Come with the attitude that you know this won't be easy, but that you are taking the first step to your best self because you are worth it.

Starting Individual therapy

What is individual therapy?

Individual therapy, also known as individual-counseling, allows people to engage in private sessions with a skilled therapist, counselor, or psychologist. The core objective of individual therapy is to establish a secure and confidential setting where they can openly discuss whatever emotional, psychological, or behavioral challenges you face. Through these one-on-one sessions, the client and therapist work together to delve into, comprehend, and ultimately find solutions for the issues at hand in their life.

How does individual therapy work?

Individual therapy unfolds in a structured process, commencing with an initial assessment in which the therapist gathers essential information about your history, concerns, and objectives. Together, you and your therapist collaboratively establish specific, attainable goals for your sessions, which can encompass symptom alleviation, personal development, or finding solutions to particular challenges.

Can individual therapy help me?

Yes, individual therapy, also known as individual-counseling, at Thriveworks can help you to improve your mental health and overall quality of life.

Is individual therapy conducted in person or online?

Individual therapy at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and via Online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does individual therapy last?

The duration of your individual therapy sessions will vary. The decision on the number and frequency of sessions is typically collaboratively determined by the client and therapist.

How much does individual therapy cost?

At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our West Bloomfield therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • ASR

  • 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 Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan | BCBS PPO

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

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Self-pay costs at West Bloomfield
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Thriveworks West Bloomfield reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
I spoke with a great Therapist who was very professional and engaging. I had some questions but am not in a position to book just yet and and she took the time to answer my questions and give me some guidance. Her name was Kenya Marion and I look forward to booking sessions with her when I am able. I thank her for her time.
Read more I spoke with a great Therapist who was very professional and engaging. I had some questions but am not in a position to book just yet and and she took the time to answer my questions and give me some guidance. Her name was Kenya Marion and I look forward to booking sessions with her when I am able. I thank her for her time.
West Bloomfield Dec 2021
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
I have known Andrea Golden for over 5 years. She is one of the most loving and kind person i know. She is well educated and takes pride in her work. I can't say enough good things about her. My 3 year old son loves her. You guys are lucky to have her!
Read more I have known Andrea Golden for over 5 years. She is one of the most loving and kind person i know. She is well educated and takes pride in her work. I can't say enough good things about her. My 3 year old son loves her. You guys are lucky to have her!
West Bloomfield Aug 2020
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
I have known Andrea for many years. She is nurturing, honest and an advocate for all! Andrea is a wonderful person to have in your corner.
Read more I have known Andrea for many years. She is nurturing, honest and an advocate for all! Andrea is a wonderful person to have in your corner.
West Bloomfield Aug 2020
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry West Bloomfield is located at 7439 Middlebelt Rd Suite 3, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322, near the intersection of N. Pebblecreek Rd.

Phone number

(248) 609-3466

Languages spoken by MI providers

  • English
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
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Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm

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