Counseling in Flint, MI. Find the Right Therapist.

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Chandler Fleming, L.M.S.W.

Chandler Fleming, L.M.S.W.

Clinical Therapist

In 48346 - Nearby to Flint.

I work to meet needs by both listening and by drawing on research experience to provide helpful, practical solutions and insight. Many clients have expressed appreciation that I communicate with them in a clear, everyday manner. Let's work together towards healing.

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Therapy Flint, MI

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Flint, Michigan is a very nice, beautiful town with a ton of community events, which is great for everyone within the family. There are frequently free and inexpensive events within the community such as the Flint Art Fair, which is one of the top 100 within the nation, as well as the Fiesta Mexicana. The city also hosts the Jazz and Summer Theater festivals, proving to be highly entertaining for children, teenagers, and adult family members. The Flint Farmer's Market provides another great place for families to obtain discounts and is held not only during the summer months, but also during all other seasons. Specifically designed for children, the Flint Children's Museum offers numerous hands-on exhibits as well as events that change monthly.1 Furthermore, this attraction provides birthday packages geared towards children 1-10 years of age.

Mental Health in Flint

The Arab American Heritage Council supports the unique social and emotional needs of Flint's Arab community. Educational programs help recent immigrants develop an understanding of American customs and cultures. Language classes facilitate the development of strong English-language skills so individuals can effectively communicate their needs to others. Health and wellness fairs, a resource library, and cultural sensitivity training are among the many programs the council offers to facilitate improved mental health functioning of its members. To find out more about these services, call 810-235-2722.2

With unemployment in Flint in the double digits,3 many people are struggling to make ends meet. Unemployment places additional strain on one's mental health due to the immense stress that comes with being unable to provide for one's self or one's family. Various local agencies offer programs and services to meet the needs of people who have lost their jobs. Michigan Works of Genesee and Shiawassee Counties helps individuals search for employment, apply for jobs, prepare resumes and cover letters, and practice interviewing skills. Job seekers can also learn about local resources for job coaching and occupational training. To find out more, call 810-234-9880.4

Current Initiatives

Flint Community Schools has launched the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative in an effort to reduce school-based violence and its negative impacts on the school community. In order to accomplish this goal, the school district has implemented various support services to address the underlying academic, economic, social, and mental health needs that bring about violence in the first place. From after-school tutoring to classroom-based social skills courses to parent education programs, the initiative provides a comprehensive system of support for Flint's children. Contact Flint Community Schools at 810-760-1000 for further details.5


References

1. Flint Children's Museum. (2017). Exhibits. Retrieved from http://www.flintchildrensmuseum.org/exhibits.cfm
2. Arab American Heritage Council. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from http://aahcflint.org/?page_id=2
3. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2017). Economy at a Glance: Flint, Michigan. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.mi_flint_msa.htm
4. Michigan Works of Genesee and Shiawassee Counties. (2017). Job Seekers. Retrieved from http://www.gsworks.org/pages/Job-Seekers
5. Flint Community Schools. (2017). Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.flintschools.org/?PN=Pages&SubP=Level1Page&L=2&DivisionID=11962&DepartmentID=12258&PageID=17179&ToggleSideNav=ShowAll

Flint is located in Genesee County, Michigan. It has a land area of 33.39 square miles and a water area of 0.66 square miles.  The population of Flint is 98,310 people with 40,260 households and a median annual income of $24,862. .


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Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Flint. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Flint. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Flint public health department.