Margaret Becker is a licensed professional counselor with the bulk of her professional experience in practicing in community mental health where she addressed the needs of the person in a holistic viewpoint. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Grand Valley State University in 2008 and her Master’s degree from Western Michigan University in 2012.
She practices with an eclectic approach drawing from a number of therapies utilizing techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused. She has experience working with adolescents and adults, now focusing on men and women with mental health issues and/or substance use disorders and how both areas interact with one another. She has worked with clients in and out of the criminal justice system and well as coordination with higher levels of care for disorders of both substance use and mental health. She also specializes in working with adult survivors of trauma, particularly women and the unique challenges they face. She believes in helping her clients to gain meaning and purpose as they work on their recovery and improve daily functioning.