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Thomas Blume Ph.D.

Thomas W. Blume earned a Ph.D. in Marital and Family Therapy at Texas Tech University, specializing in couples’ understandings of conflict.  His clinical specialties include divorce, remarriage, and stepfamilies; families in the adolescent years; couples and families in recovery from chemical dependency; new couple relationships and long-term couples; and online services for individuals, couples, and families.  A detailed description of his practice is available on Therapist locator,
 Dr. Blume is the creator of Identity Renegotiation Counseling (, a perspective that emphasizes the relational nature of human problems and the identity changes involved in life transitions. He is licensed in Michigan as a Professional Counselor (LPC) and as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). He is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAAMFT) and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. In addition to serving clients, he provides clinical supervision to Michigan professionals who have Limited Licenses, working toward the LPC and LMFT. He is author of Becoming a Family Counselor: A Bridge to Family Therapy, Theory and Practice (John Wylie & Sons, 2006).