Tracy Purnell is employed at Team Wellness Center as the Chief Compliance Officer. She is also the CEO of Reason for You, a counseling agency in the city of Harper Woods. Tracy has a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Counseling from Wayne State University. She is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors, a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor and a certified clinical trauma professional.
She provides counseling services to individuals, families, couples, and group. In addition, she provides counseling supervision to limited licensed professional counselors, workshops, and training to organizations. Cognitive Behavior Therapy CBT), Solution Focus, Mindfulness are the primary therapeutic approaches she utilizes, however, she is also trained in the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Tracy has presented nationally on issues related to Trauma, Crisis Interventions and Anxiety and Depression with an emphasis on the African American community. She specializes in women’s behavioral health issues and was recently told by one of her client’s that she helped move her from hopelessness to happiness.