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Stephen Nelson, M.A., L.L.P.

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Stephen Nelson, M.A., L.L.P.

Clinical Psychologist

Stephen obtained his Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University, and has held clinical and supervisory roles in a number of healthcare settings.  He has been a Program Coordinator for an adult crisis residential center, an intensive in-home therapist, the lead therapist for partial hospitalization program, and an outpatient therapist for children, adolescents and adults.  

Stephen has also served as a supervisor and empathy trainer for psychology graduate students.  He has an eclectic approach to therapy, often integrating elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.  His expertise in Mindful approaches to mental health has afforded him the opportunities to share his knowledge by presenting to and training clinical staff in numerous treatment settings. He has a passion for serving individuals struggling with Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Grief and Loss, Marital Conflict and more. Stephen utilizes empathy, compassion, non-judgment and psycho-education to form a strong therapeutic relationship, while helping individuals understand their challenges and accomplish their treatment and life goals.