Marriage counseling that Heals in Sterling Heights, MI. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Sterling Heights. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.

Michael Govan, MA, LLP, LPC, LSGC, EMDR II
Marriage Counselor

Michael Govan, MA, LLP, LPC, LSGC, EMDR II

Licensed Professional Counselor

Michigan 48312 | 248-524-0050

Saving marriages has always been a special interest of mine. Personally, I enjoy a dynamic 39 year marriage, and love to help couples navigate the tricky communication and resolutions issues that trip them up. We have over a 90% success rate!!! Let me help you thrive!!!

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Sterling Heights, Michigan has several family attractions that are sure to be entertaining for children, teenagers, as well as adults. There are multiple bowling alleys within the city; however, 5 Star Lanes Inc. proves to be extremely popular within the city offering a quality experience at an inexpensive price. Here you and your family will get exactly what the name suggest, a fantastic location for family fun in a great environment. If you would prefer to enjoy a peaceful family film, plan a trip to Showcase Cinemas or one of the other theaters nearby. For families wishing to enjoy the outdoors, plan a day trip to Freedom Hill County Park. Especially great for teenagers, Oakland Vert LLC is relatively large and is a skater paradise with vertical ramps, rails, and more. Another attraction sure to be enjoyable for teens as well as children is Kart 2 Kart where the entire family can experience the adrenaline rush of a friendly race.1

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Sterling Heights

Domestic violence programs are available for both men and women at Macomb Family Services. The 32-week Alternatives to Domestic Aggression course teaches men how to appropriately express their feelings, manage their anger, and build positive relationships with others. The Women's group helps participants identify ways that their words and actions negatively impact others and learn how to build up relationships with behavior that is loving and caring. Programs for children who have difficulty managing their anger are available as well. Call 586-254-5660 to learn more.2

Oakland County offers numerous youth assistance programs that facilitate improved bonds between adolescents and their parents. The Mentors Plus program is a primary means by which at-risk youth develop appropriate life skills that help them make good decisions, form long-lasting relationships with others, and cope with adversity. Parents are also able to partake in educational courses that improve their ability to provide a safe, loving, and supportive home for their children. Additional information is available by calling 248-852-3716.3

Life transitions can be difficult to navigate alone. For women and men who have recently experienced the death of a loved one, Widowed Friends provides emotional and spiritual support. Social events, including meals, games, and recreational activities, provide the widowed with social support and an outlet to have fun with others in grief. Information and resources about grief and loss are also available. Support groups offer another aspect of support for the bereaved. Contact Widowed Friends at 586-726-0844 for further details.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

ACCESS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the mental health of families by helping them meet their basic needs. Families who do not have adequate housing, employment, food and other necessities can suffer from increased stress, anxiety, and emotional problems. To help overcome these potential mental health issues, ACCESS offers temporary housing, food assistance programs, and social service programs that get families back on their feet. Financial literacy programs and legal assistance are available as well. Call 313-842-7010 for more detailed information.5


1. Kart 2 Kart. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from
2. Macomb Family Services. (2008). Domestic Violence/Anger Management. Retrieved from
3. Oakland County Government. (2017). Youth Assistance. Retrieved from
4. Widowed Friends. (2017). Upcoming Events. Retrieved from!upcoming-events/cmg2
5. ACCESS. (2017). Basic Needs. Retrieved from

Sterling Heights is located in Macomb County, Michigan. It has a land area of 36.50 square miles and a water area of 0.29 square miles.  The population of Sterling Heights is 132,052 people with 49,444 households and a median annual income of $60,089. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Sterling Heights, MI

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Sterling Heights are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Sterling Heights public health department.