Beverly J Patchett
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
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them determine what they want, what they are willing to do to achieve it, and help
them to remain focused until goal is obtained.
Beverly J Patchett founded Empowerment Professionals PC, January 2002 opening her office in Royal Oak, June 2003. She enjoys working with individuals, couples, families and has a passion for family systems therapy. Participants find strength from Beverly’s unique approach of combining psychotherapy and life coaching while helping them build a solid foundation for positive change. She utilizes cognitive behavioral, solution focus, motivational and brief therapies to support patients working through grief & loss, conflict management, and various mental health concerns. Areas of expertise and training include services for persons with subclinical anxiety and depression, adjustment disorders, and persons recovering from drug addiction. She has extensive education, and provides training, in areas of clinical/addiction counseling. Her approaches reflect classic family and social systems level of analysis, use of DSM-5, supportive short term therapy, motivational interviewing, integrative health and wellness approaches with appropriate intake and referral as needed. Service are provided for male and female individuals 14 years and up.
FOCUS ON THE INDIVIDUAL "MIND, BODY, EMOTION, & SPIRIT:"
Each client is unique; therefore, a thorough evaluation is done to determine the type of therapy and support that will best meet their needs. If life coaching is requested by the client placement will be made after the appropriate assessment has been completed and it is deemed appropriate. Our goal is to assist each individual in defining goals, provide structure, provide a map and directions, provide support, and give encouragement.
A resource center is available in our reception area. Pamphlets related to health, mental illness, and substance abuse are displayed for reading and personal reference. Hotline information and various emergency support numbers are provided along with educational materials related to "Your Teen and the Law" and local runaway shelters.
SEMINARS AND THERAPEUTIC SUPPORTS:
Realizing the need for ongoing therapeutic support, Beverly has developed a professional education and support division of the company called "Reach For The Stars!". She provides quality mental health educational programming at reasonable rates. Educational workbooks and other therapeutic items are available at her office. (Please refer to "contact us" page for more information.)
SOLO PRIVATE PRACTICE:
Beverly (BJ) is author of "Solo Private Practice: A step by step guide to opening your own private practice." BJ has developed a seminar to education mental health professionals on the many facets of opening and operating their practice. Solo was originally written 2004 and revised 2006.
There are many counseling tasks are covered by existing insurance plans. We accept: Atena, Beacon Health Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicare, Meridian, MHN, and various EAP programs. We are currently adding new insurance offerings so check with us if you don’t see yours listed. We also accept cash payment.