Child Trauma Therapist Ann ArborMarilyn Acton-Dowell MA, LPC, CCTP

Licensed Professional Counselor

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional


I work with kids, teens, and young adults overcome traumatic life events, depression, and anxiety. As a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, I have an expansive toolbox to help people overcome the most difficult times of their lives and their children’s lives. If your moods, emotions, and life circumstances seem too big for you to handle, or no matter how much you try to push it out it still keeps creating back into your mind, I can help.  I provide relief to kids, parents, and adults so they can cope, develop skills to thrive, and to move forward with life.  My clients often describe me as a warm and compassionate person, and easy to talk to. You don’t have to carry this alone, I have created a safe space for you finally move forward so you can find happiness and fulfillment in your days and relationships.


I also work with people who are struggling with relationship issues, anxiety, and depression. Do you have difficulty managing negative thoughts or worry and it is affecting your relationship? Are you failing to feel that deep connection with your partner and it is leaving you feel disconnected and alone? As an experienced counselor, I have helped people of all ages cope with relationship stress, anxiety, and depression. If you can’t sleep at night because you can’t shut off your mind, you are loosing hope that things will get better, or ask yourself “why is it so hard for me?”, I can help. Feel more confident, in control of your emotions, at peace, and connected to others. You don’t have to go through life struggling to find joy. Counseling with me will mean that you can gain more insight, learn tools to minimize negative thoughts and worry, develop closer relationships, and have a positive outlook. Don’t wait another day to feel better. Call today for an appointment.


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