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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Milwaukee, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Milwaukee who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Milwaukee

Milwaukee is the government seat of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. The region was initially inhabited by the Potawatomi, Menominee, Fox, Sauk, and Ho-Chunk Nations. The city was incorporated in 1846. Milwaukee is the largest city in the state. It has a land area of 96 square miles.

Milwaukee has 595,000 inhabitants. Among adults over age 25, roughly 83% have graduated high school, and 24% have a bachelor’s degree. The city is home to 24,000 military veterans.

The racial composition of Milwaukee is 38% black, 36% white, 19% Hispanic, and 4% Asian. Foreign-born people make up 10% of the population. Nineteen percent of residents have a native language other than English. Roughly 76,200 Spanish speakers, 9,200 Hmong speakers, and 2,600 Arabic speakers live in Milwaukee.

People in Milwaukee take home a mean annual wage of $20,600. The median household income is $36,800. Over 28% of Milwaukee residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Milwaukee

Access to appropriate mental health care is a concern for some Milwaukee residents. An estimated 13% of Milwaukee resident do not have health insurance. Residents in underprivileged communities may be less likely to receive care.

The Mary Ellen Strong Foundation promotes mental health in underprivileged neighborhoods in Milwaukee. The organization actively seeks to connect black residents who need care with local mental health services. It has also launched a professional development program to increase the number of black mental health providers in the city.

The Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division provides county residents with several free or low-cost mental health resources. Uninsured residents can get mental health assessments and therapy referrals on weekdays at the Access Clinic. Crisis intervention and emergency counseling are available 24/7.

References:

  1. Free mental health resources in Milwaukee. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://city.milwaukee.gov/health/medassist/Mental-Health-Resources.htm#.Ww8vx0gvzIU
  2. Mental health awareness organization holds fundraiser, plans to launch professional development program. (2018, May 19). CBS 58. Retrieved from https://www.cbs58.com/news/mental-health-awareness-foundation-announces-plans-to-launch-professional-development-program 
  3. Milwaukee. (2018, April 25). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Milwaukee
  4. Milwaukee, WI. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/milwaukee-wi
  5. Mission/Vision. (n.d.) Mary Ellen Strong Foundation. Retrieved from https://maryellenstrongfoundation.org
  6. QuickFacts: Milwaukee city, Wisconsin. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/milwaukeecitywisconsin/PST045216