The counseling portion of our center draws upon Adlerian principles of tolerance, patience and encouragement. An integrative approach to psychology is used in the clinical setting using traditional methods of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as integrative approaches using Mindfulness based practices, Meditation and the ancient practices of yoga. Therapeutic treatments will be based on individual needs and interests.
Psychological services are tailored to meet the needs of the individual. Through various treatment modalities, individuals will have an opportunity to explore unhealthy life patterns, address immediate personal challenges, and explore alternative ways of dealing with personal conflict/turmoil. The most important thing is the quality of your life TODAY. That being said, there are usually patterns of behaviors that have brought you to where you are today and we will take some time to explore those issues (but not dwell), so that you can move on to a healthier, happier life. Dr. Dilsworth uses mindfulness based strategies to enhance overall self-soothing and self-care opportunities.
Meet Dr. Dilsworth:
Dr. Sue Dilsworth is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. She received her Holistic Health Certification from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo Michigan. Dr. Dilsworth has worked as a psychologist in university settings, non-profit agencies and private practice for the past 16 years. Clinically, Dr. Dilsworth is a holistic health practitioner who employs a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Treatment, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) methods along with evidence based mindfulness practices.
Treatment protocols are specifically designed to meet individual needs. Dr. Dilsworth supports and encourages her clients in a process that is compassionate and empowering. Clinical practice includes working with teens and adults.
Online counseling and On site counseling services. Individuals 15 years of age and above are welcome! Counseling services will address the immediate “here and now.” It is the goal of counseling to establish healthy patterns of living as soon as possible. We will also explore patterns of behavior and create new opportunities that will best serve you to establish healthy coping strategies for the future.
Dr. Dilsworth sees clients at the Allendale Office Monday through Friday by appointment. Dr. Dilsworth also provides TeleMental Health services using secure HIPAA compliant technology. Please note, TeleMental Health Services or Online Counseling will only be offered to individuals who have had at least one face-to-face meeting with Dr. Dilsworth. To learn more about TeleMental Health services click here. Feel free to call the office or go to the Scheduling system, create a log in and request an appointment.
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We accept most major insurances for psychological services. Click here to confirm participation with your plan. Since we are currently awaiting enrollment with various insurance panels, if you do not see your insurance listed, please call your insurance provider to see if we are covered under your policy. Services will be provided based on in-network provider (directly connected to your plan), out-of-network provider (not contracted with your plan), or on a private-pay basis.
We will submit your insurance claims on your behalf, however PRIOR to your first visit, please contact your insurance provider to determine the deductible and/or co-pay. Deductible and/or co-pays are due at time of service. Please see the FAQs for a list of questions to ask when contacting your insurance provider.
As of January 1, 2018 fee schedule:
- Intake $225
- 50-60 minute sessions: $185
State of Michigan 6301013131
American Psychological Association
International Association of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
Michigan Psychological Association
World Professional Association For Transgender Health
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