Dr. Urminda Firlan, PhD, DLLP, Psychologist in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503

Dr. Urminda Firlan, PhD, DLLP

Dr. Urminda Firlan, PhD, DLLP

Professions: Life Coach, Psychologist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: DLLP - 6301016514
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 33414
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Office 1
250 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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Office 2
44 Clark Rd N
Battle Creek, Michigan 49037
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthcare

Fees: Hourly rate is $125 per hour. In Network fees are accepted as payment in full.

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We are a practice of people committed to making a difference in the lives of those we serve. We believe the fit between an individual and the therapist is critical to the success of therapy. We practice from the belief that our own life struggles have shaped who we are in important ways. It is our goal to use our unique journeys to help you on your the name Life Journey. Each person faces challenges in life. The goal is to figure out how to cope effectively and live fully. We hope to help you come to understand how your past has shaped who you are without allowing it to restrict who you can be. Please see the practice website listed under the left column to learn about each of us to decide who is your best fit. Life Journey is excited to play a part in your story and to help you create the life you should have.

Email or Call Dr. Urminda Firlan, PhD, DLLP at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 33414

What I Usually Need to Know to Help

Is that you want to change something in your life.

Why Going to Therapy Does Not Mean You are Weak or Flawed

Going to therapy provides hope, guidance and direction. All the important ingredients to success. We all lose our way...going to therapy means you are taking steps to get back on course....there is nothing weak about doing what it takes to create the changes you want in your life.

My View on the Nature of 'Disorders'

All human behavior falls on a continuum. We each are some place on the continuum, which is why we can so easily see ourselves in the descriptions of many disorders. We all share these human tendencies. We need help coping when some of our tendencies get too extreme; either too much or too little. There is nothing wrong at the core as we all share these tendencies, we simply need to make some adjustments to restore balance.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elders, Veterans, Hearing Impaired, Women, Men, Suvivors

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Psychosis
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Anger Management
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Equine and Animal Assisted Psychotherapies
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Self Acceptance Training
  • Transactional Analysis

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