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Fred Upton, PhD, LP

Insurance: Blue Care Network (including M Premier), Blue Cross Blue Shield (except Blue Cross Complete and Medicare Plus Blue) and PHP/Michigan Cares insurance

Dr. Upton completed his doctorate in clinical psychology at Wayne State University in 2017. In graduate school, his clinical training emphasized empirically-supported treatments, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, for a wide range of disorders in both outpatient clinics and medical centers in Detroit. Dr. Upton completed his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Michigan’s Mary A. Rackham Institute, where he received extensive training in treating children, adolescents and adults with mood and anxiety disorders using a range of treatment modalities.
Dr. Upton believes therapy goals are best achieved with a strong therapeutic relationship. He emphasizes a collaborative approach while delivering culturally-sensitive, evidence-based treatment. Dr. Upton’s specialty is in using exposure-based treatments for anxiety disorders. A native Michigander, in his free time Dr. Upton can be found listening to podcasts and cooking soup.