Psychotherapy with adolescents and adults. Individual, couple and family therapy. Areas of specialization include women’s issues, mood disorders, chronic illness, sexual orientation issues, relationship issues, anxiety and panic disorders, personality disorders, grief and loss issues. Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientation.
Interviewing and Resume Building for Social Work SuccessThe Birmingham Maple Clinic is partnering with The Social Work Student Alliance and Social Work Board of Visitors at Wayne State University to present a seminar on resume and interview strategies for success in the social work field. Lori Edelson, owner and therapist at the BMC, will work alongside Kitty Yarbrough from the Rocket Community ... Read more
COVID-19 Triggers the Rise of Illness Anxiety Disorder – BMC on Seen MagazineLori Edelson, family therapist and founder of the BMC, was recently featured on Seen Magazine to discuss the rapid rise of Illness Anxiety Disorder due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The length and severity of the global pandemic has people justifiably focused on health – but illness anxiety becomes a disorder when it affects daily functioning. ... Read more
Making Kids Feel Safe When the World Feels ScaryOver the past year, our kids have been exposed to a variety of realities including a global pandemic, racial unrest, public protests, police brutality, social restrictions, and Wednesday’s riots in D.C. — all of which can be confusing and, in some cases, scary to them. Like most parents, Katie Bartholomew struggled how to properly address ... Read more
Webinar: Mental Health During COVIDLori Edelson, therapist and owner of the Birmingham Maple Clinic, was recently featured in a panel to discuss mental health during the COVID crisis. If you’d like to read more involving the COVID crisis and current events, please watch our Extraordinary Times video series.
Back to School and Mask AnxietyWatch the full video here featuring Lori Edelson on Fox 2 Detroit.
Making Kids Feel Safe When The World Feels ScaryRebecca Enghauser has been honest and upfront with her children about a world now infected with confusing new realities — a global pandemic, racial unrest, public protests, police brutality and social restrictions, among other puzzling issues. “They’ve had confusion,misperception, and of course, fear,” says Enghauser, a mom of three sons from Macomb. “We’ve had discussions as each of these ... Read more
Back to School Stress and Anxiety TipsHear Lori Edelson on WJR-AM (Live) with Paul W. Smith on August 14th, 2019 – Listen Now
Mental Health Concerns for Seniors; Individual, Couple, and Family Issues.On Thursday, Lori Edelson, LMSW, LMFT, taught a single-session course for SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) about “Mental Health Concerns for Seniors; Individual, Couple, and Family Issues.” Lori cited US Census Bureau information indicating that in 2030, all baby boomers will be older than 65. One in every five US residents will be a senior ... Read more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission visits the BMC for inserviceLolita Davis of the EEOC(Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) provided a workshop for BMC staff about the laws, regulations and client-centered guidance related to employment conditions. Ms. Davis described the importance of understanding the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) so that therapists at the clinic can help their patients who are having difficulty managing at work ... Read more
How to emotionally prepare your child for college life – BMC on WXYZCollege is a major transition time for your kids – it’s the first time they’re leaving “the nest”, and are suddenly strapped with new responsibilities like managing finances and rigorous courses, and many college students report that they weren’t emotionally prepared for college. Lori Edelson, LMSW, ACSW, BCD, LMFT, and owner of the Birmingham Maple ... Read more