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Marcy Palmer Broder, L.M.S.W. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist and Psychoanalyst specializing in individual adults, couples, adolescents and children and their parents and maintains a private practice in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

With over 34 years experience as a psychotherapist, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are helping people develop - be it children and their parents, adolescents or adults growing and transitioning into more positive, productive and satisfying lives.

In addition to being a prominent therapist, Marcy Palmer Broder, L.M.S.W. provides consultation and supervision to mental health professionals who seek to learn Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She is on the faculty of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute and serves as a Clinical Supervisor in the Department of Psychiatry of Henry Ford Hospital and at the Chinese American Psychoanalytic Alliance. Marcy is 
the  past Coordinator of Family Consultants at Walnut Lake Preschool and Developmental Kindergarten. She is a member in good standing of the National Association of Social Workers, the American Psychoanalytic Association ( where she serves on the Committee on the Status of Women and Girls), the Association of Child Psychoanalysis, the Michigan Psychoanalytic Society and the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute (where she serves on the Admissions Committee,the Patient and Colleague Assistance Committee,the Development Committee, the Curriculum Committee, the Public Information Committee).

 With compassion and understanding, Marcy Palmer Broder, L.M.S.W. works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


Masters degree in Clinical Social Work
Wayne State University, 1981

Completed Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program
Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, 1997

Graduate in Adult Psychoanalysis
Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, 2008


Masters Level Social Worker
State of Michigan
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