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Our Medical Practice

Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, teens and couples. 

Our Treatment Focus

Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan. 

Our Patient Promise

We promise to be there for your every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. 

Relationships

Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are held with both couples and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship.     

Depression & Anxiety

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 

 

Trauma & PTSD

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing. 

 

Shelly Allen

Shelly Allen, MS, LLMFT

 

Therapy is a profound practice and a privilege I do not take lightly. Each time a new client or couple comes to visit me, I am deeply moved by their bravery and vulnerability.


They have chosen to be pro-active about their lives and refuse to suffer any longer. It’s a priceless decision to invest in themselves and their future.


“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela


I was raised in Detroit and attended the Detroit Public Schools System, graduating from Redford High School. I attended Wayne State University and graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and a Master Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Cappella University.  


For over twenty years I've worked in the Human Services Field as a Social Worker, Foster Care Licensing Specialist, Manager and Therapist.  


As the CEO & Founder of Allen Counseling Clinic of Farmington Hills, I am committed to providing tailor made therapy that will move you to thrive.


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