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Kristina Kalaj, PsyD, LP

Authentic Self Psychological Services

I am a fully licensed clinical psychologist doing psychotherapy for over 21 years with a practice in Detroit, Michigan. My specialty is in codependency, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and personality disorders.

15 E Kirby St

Suite 107B

Detroit, MI 48202


Dr. Kristina Kalaj, PsyD, LP
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Therapy helps people to develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships, become free of old patterns, or simply find ways to process pain or memories that have kept them feeling stuck. It is a healing process that allows people to not only start feeling better but gain insight, awareness, and ultimately begin trusting their own intuition and experience.

I am an active, involved therapist whose life's work is aimed at providing growth, relief, and healing for those that enter my practice. I have complete reverence for the ability to work hand in hand during the therapeutic process with my clients. I understand that everyone comes to therapy with different experiences and expectations. The ultimate goal is to explore the current issues impacting you while exploring the underlying factors impeding your ability to reach your healthy, desired balance.


I am a fully licensed clinical psychologist with over 21 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. My primary client base is adolescents and adults where we address a wide variety of treatment issues, specifically utilizing a treatment style that caters to each client's individual needs. 

My clinical experience includes clients struggling with codependency, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and personality disorders. I have worked in both the clinical and school environment doing psychological & psychoeducational evaluations for at-risk children and adolescents. My therapeutic style utilizes a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy, systems therapy, and psychodynamic therapy.  

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Treating Depression, Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Personality Disorders, Trauma, School Based Issues, etc. utilizing a customized treatment plan that incorporates my specialties in cognitive-behavioral, systems, and psychodynamic therapies.

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An Individual's self-concept is the core of his personality. It affects every aspect of human behavior: the ability to learn, the capacity to grow and change. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for a successful life. 

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I love helping my patients develop the tools they need to cope with all of life’s challenges. Contact me today to learn more and book a session.

15 E Kirby St.

Suite 107B

Detroit, MI 48202

(313) 506-0658

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