Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, ICAADC, RPT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"I 've been in private practice since 1997. Throughout that time I have continued to expand on my knowledge and develop specialties in play therapy, working with the LGBTQ community, substance abuse, and trauma including PTSD. I work with clients experiencing anxiety and depression. I see each client as unique and feel honored to join them in their journey towards health and wellness. I am affiliated with organizations that keep me abreast of evidence-based practices for the unique situations that clients bring to therapy."
Gay Allied
(616) 312-2470
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"I 've been in private practice since 1997. Throughout that time I have continued to expand on my knowledge and develop specialties in play therapy, working with the LGBTQ community, substance abuse, and trauma including PTSD. I work with clients experiencing anxiety and depression. I see each client as unique and feel honored to join them in their journey towards health and wellness. I am affiliated with organizations that keep me abreast of evidence-based practices for the unique situations that clients bring to therapy."
Emily Brouwers, Counselor
Counselor, LLPC, TLLP, CBIS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"I believe in meeting each client where they are, and taking time to understand each person's unique situation. I aim to create a safe and non-judgmental space for client's to participate in healing conversations. That space starts with a quality relationship built on trust and acceptance, no matter who you are and what you are going through. I believe counseling is a brave step toward overall wellness, and my passion is to walk alongside my clients as they improve their lives."
Gay Allied
(616) 208-4242
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"I believe in meeting each client where they are, and taking time to understand each person's unique situation. I aim to create a safe and non-judgmental space for client's to participate in healing conversations. That space starts with a quality relationship built on trust and acceptance, no matter who you are and what you are going through. I believe counseling is a brave step toward overall wellness, and my passion is to walk alongside my clients as they improve their lives."
Judy White, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, LLP, NCC, CST
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501
"[Judy is not currently accepting new clients.] I maintain a focus on understanding what clients need or seek in a counseling experience, and empowering them to reach their goals. I see therapy as a process of exploration intended toward personal growth and increased well-being. It is an opportunity to examine old ways of relating to oneself, and explore new ways of interacting. At times we will explore areas that may be painful to discuss. I am an AASECT certified sex therapist, certified wholistic health counselor, and certified cognitive behavioral therapist, Trained in Level I Gottman therapies for couples. "
Gay Allied
(269) 248-1934
Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501
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Gay Allied
"[Judy is not currently accepting new clients.] I maintain a focus on understanding what clients need or seek in a counseling experience, and empowering them to reach their goals. I see therapy as a process of exploration intended toward personal growth and increased well-being. It is an opportunity to examine old ways of relating to oneself, and explore new ways of interacting. At times we will explore areas that may be painful to discuss. I am an AASECT certified sex therapist, certified wholistic health counselor, and certified cognitive behavioral therapist, Trained in Level I Gottman therapies for couples. "
Annalise Hammerlund, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"I am an Expressive Arts Therapist and Licensed professional counselor. My background includes working with children in residential treatment; adult and adolescent inpatient psychiatric care; and outpatient or community support groups serving many different populations. I work with children 6+, adolescents and adults. I strive to be honest and gentle, while still always challenging my clients to dig a little deeper or see a new perspective, or strive to reach a goal. I believe in the ability of any person to change or grow, if they can believe in themselves. I love exploring the layers and complexity of life at any stage."
Gay Allied
(616) 219-8053
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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Gay Allied
"I am an Expressive Arts Therapist and Licensed professional counselor. My background includes working with children in residential treatment; adult and adolescent inpatient psychiatric care; and outpatient or community support groups serving many different populations. I work with children 6+, adolescents and adults. I strive to be honest and gentle, while still always challenging my clients to dig a little deeper or see a new perspective, or strive to reach a goal. I believe in the ability of any person to change or grow, if they can believe in themselves. I love exploring the layers and complexity of life at any stage."
Stephanie H Silverman Horak, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
"Are you having trouble in your relationship? Increasing arguments, lost trust, resentment, distance and problems with intimacy are some of the issues that make having a happy relationship seem impossible. Maybe you are not sure if your relationship can ever be happy and healthy again or if it will even survive. I believe there is hope for struggling couples to become stronger, healthier and happier by getting clear about why they are where they are and where they want to be -- individually and as a couple -- and what it will take to get there."
Gay Allied
(616) 606-0970
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
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Gay Allied
"Are you having trouble in your relationship? Increasing arguments, lost trust, resentment, distance and problems with intimacy are some of the issues that make having a happy relationship seem impossible. Maybe you are not sure if your relationship can ever be happy and healthy again or if it will even survive. I believe there is hope for struggling couples to become stronger, healthier and happier by getting clear about why they are where they are and where they want to be -- individually and as a couple -- and what it will take to get there."
Melissa Muir, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
"If you or your child are living with strong emotions, suicide attempts, self-harming, hospitalizations, chronic relationship/behavioral issues, or roller coaster emotions; life is very tough. You may feel like you are held hostage by these emotions and have a difficult time imagining that a 'normal' or healthy life is even possible. As a therapist trained in the specialty of DBT therapy, I believe that EVERYONE is capable of creating a life worth living."
Gay Allied
(616) 499-4174
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
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Gay Allied
"If you or your child are living with strong emotions, suicide attempts, self-harming, hospitalizations, chronic relationship/behavioral issues, or roller coaster emotions; life is very tough. You may feel like you are held hostage by these emotions and have a difficult time imagining that a 'normal' or healthy life is even possible. As a therapist trained in the specialty of DBT therapy, I believe that EVERYONE is capable of creating a life worth living."
Laura Hockenberry, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
"Things change in life and sometimes these transitions require support, care and insight that well-meaning friends and family cannot provide. Gaining an outside perspective, supportive validation and assistance with defining the issues that are most pertinent to you and your progression toward better life outcomes are crucial. Spending the time to address these issues is an important investment in yourself which can impact your relationships, your physical health and your future. Take the time to make that investment, you are worth it."
Gay Allied
(616) 818-1345
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
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Gay Allied
"Things change in life and sometimes these transitions require support, care and insight that well-meaning friends and family cannot provide. Gaining an outside perspective, supportive validation and assistance with defining the issues that are most pertinent to you and your progression toward better life outcomes are crucial. Spending the time to address these issues is an important investment in yourself which can impact your relationships, your physical health and your future. Take the time to make that investment, you are worth it."
Liz Zylstra, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW, MPA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
"“My life feels so out of control right now!” Have you ever felt this way? If your answer is yes, let’s chat! As a therapist, I work to empower individuals and couples to overcome personal obstacles while achieving recovery from addictive behaviors and other life challenges. I strive to help men and women achieve recovery from substance abuse, problematic sexual behaviors, material/relationship struggles, and co-occurring disorders including anxiety and depression. "
Gay Allied
(616) 205-9011
Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
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Gay Allied
"“My life feels so out of control right now!” Have you ever felt this way? If your answer is yes, let’s chat! As a therapist, I work to empower individuals and couples to overcome personal obstacles while achieving recovery from addictive behaviors and other life challenges. I strive to help men and women achieve recovery from substance abuse, problematic sexual behaviors, material/relationship struggles, and co-occurring disorders including anxiety and depression. "
Breanne Roberts, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CBIS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"I believe that everyone deserves the support they need to release emotions and regain control. My specialities include anxiety, depression, and relationships. I have over 10 years of experience assessing mood, personalities, and family systems. My approach guides clients in managing areas of need such as life changes, emotional regulation, and family/social stressors. While I maintain the utmost professionalism in my practice, I offer a compassionate and approachable style."
Gay Allied
(231) 432-5526
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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Gay Allied
"I believe that everyone deserves the support they need to release emotions and regain control. My specialities include anxiety, depression, and relationships. I have over 10 years of experience assessing mood, personalities, and family systems. My approach guides clients in managing areas of need such as life changes, emotional regulation, and family/social stressors. While I maintain the utmost professionalism in my practice, I offer a compassionate and approachable style."
John R Curphey, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MDiv, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"There has been a major shift for men in our culture. In a previous generation it was considered wise to "cut off" from your emotional self. That style is no longer effective for men. Today men are seeking greater self-awareness. They need to be more aware of their emotions so that they can navigate relationships with strength and wisdom. I have a relaxed style and I believe humor is a part of the healing process. I am interested in helping men move from distress, confusion and pain to clarity, peace, and self-acceptance."
Gay Allied
(616) 208-4814
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"There has been a major shift for men in our culture. In a previous generation it was considered wise to "cut off" from your emotional self. That style is no longer effective for men. Today men are seeking greater self-awareness. They need to be more aware of their emotions so that they can navigate relationships with strength and wisdom. I have a relaxed style and I believe humor is a part of the healing process. I am interested in helping men move from distress, confusion and pain to clarity, peace, and self-acceptance."
Sharon Depcinski, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"Sharon has been a licensed clinical social worker for over 18 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Family Life/Human Sexuality from Central Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She completed a supervised clinical training program at the Loyola University Outpatient Sexual Dysfunction Clinic, and in 2019 she is continuing to further her education by attending the Sexual Health Certificate Program through the University of Michigan. "
Gay Allied
(616) 236-2992
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"Sharon has been a licensed clinical social worker for over 18 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Family Life/Human Sexuality from Central Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She completed a supervised clinical training program at the Loyola University Outpatient Sexual Dysfunction Clinic, and in 2019 she is continuing to further her education by attending the Sexual Health Certificate Program through the University of Michigan. "
Marcie Dullea, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"If you are struggling with issues in parenting, relationships, anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-esteem, suicidal ideation, PTSD, or OCD I am able to guide you to a better place. I work with individuals, families, couples and groups. I have over 20 years experience working with families that struggle with parenting skills and children with defiance issues."
Gay Allied
(586) 217-3955
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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Gay Allied
"If you are struggling with issues in parenting, relationships, anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-esteem, suicidal ideation, PTSD, or OCD I am able to guide you to a better place. I work with individuals, families, couples and groups. I have over 20 years experience working with families that struggle with parenting skills and children with defiance issues."
Lisa Tamblyn-Bergman, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
"Change is hard. Growth is always possible. I enjoy walking beside men, women, couples and families as they navigate, heal, and grow through life experiences where they encounter challenges and stresses of life. My deepest desire is for each client to live in the fullness of their unique identity. I am intentional about using a holistic framework for counseling (including faith, fitness, and focus) with the aim of meeting clients at their point of greatest need, and moving forward from that point."
Gay Allied
(616) 209-4299
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
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Gay Allied
"Change is hard. Growth is always possible. I enjoy walking beside men, women, couples and families as they navigate, heal, and grow through life experiences where they encounter challenges and stresses of life. My deepest desire is for each client to live in the fullness of their unique identity. I am intentional about using a holistic framework for counseling (including faith, fitness, and focus) with the aim of meeting clients at their point of greatest need, and moving forward from that point."
Jacques D Green, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, TPS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Thank you for visiting my profile! Multiple factors play a role in how we react and interact in the world in which we live. I work to develop a positive therapeutic relationship to better understand those factors and to help to identify strengths each individual brings to therapy. I want to support each individual in creating clear therapeutic goals and developing the best way to reach those goals. "
Gay Allied
(616) 326-2885
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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Gay Allied
"Thank you for visiting my profile! Multiple factors play a role in how we react and interact in the world in which we live. I work to develop a positive therapeutic relationship to better understand those factors and to help to identify strengths each individual brings to therapy. I want to support each individual in creating clear therapeutic goals and developing the best way to reach those goals. "
Kathleen J Cramer, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"Dr Cramer is a licensed clinical psychologist with 11 years of experience as a psychotherapist. She is also a registered nurse. She is a compassionate therapist who strives to create a close and supportive relationship with each patient. She has a strong belief in treating the whole person, utilizing psychotherapy with a focus on wellness, inner peace, spirituality and cultivating a deeper awareness with ones inner self. She has experience in the treatment of a wide range of problems, trauma and stress, relationship/marital or couple problems, issues related to chronic pain, and patients in recovery from substance abuse/addiction."
Gay Allied
(616) 920-0467
Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"Dr Cramer is a licensed clinical psychologist with 11 years of experience as a psychotherapist. She is also a registered nurse. She is a compassionate therapist who strives to create a close and supportive relationship with each patient. She has a strong belief in treating the whole person, utilizing psychotherapy with a focus on wellness, inner peace, spirituality and cultivating a deeper awareness with ones inner self. She has experience in the treatment of a wide range of problems, trauma and stress, relationship/marital or couple problems, issues related to chronic pain, and patients in recovery from substance abuse/addiction."
Nika Lenee Fesler, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"My goal is to offer you a space to come and explore what is going on in your world. I will spend time with you to develop goals and plans for moving forward and through whatever is making life hard to manage. I aim to make counseling a safe and positive environment to foster growth and sustainable coping skills with my clients. Providing culturally sensitive and compassionate counseling is an important part of my practice as well as a commitment to my own continued education and growth as a clinician."
Gay Allied
(616) 226-5749
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"My goal is to offer you a space to come and explore what is going on in your world. I will spend time with you to develop goals and plans for moving forward and through whatever is making life hard to manage. I aim to make counseling a safe and positive environment to foster growth and sustainable coping skills with my clients. Providing culturally sensitive and compassionate counseling is an important part of my practice as well as a commitment to my own continued education and growth as a clinician."
Melanie Hogeterp, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"Melanie Hogeterp LMSW is a clinical social worker serving children, teens, and adults who are in distress. Her mission is to provide a safe, nurturing environment for her clients to disarm defenses, practice new skills, increase emotional literacy, and build competencies. She works with individuals and families to process traumas and reduce distress and with parents to add to their toolbox of parenting skills. Melanie's approach to treatment is based in attachment theory and she employs a variety of practice techniques as they apply to the needs of her clients including: CBT, EMDR, Play Therapy, Theraplay, Art Therapy."
Gay Allied
(616) 548-6617
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"Melanie Hogeterp LMSW is a clinical social worker serving children, teens, and adults who are in distress. Her mission is to provide a safe, nurturing environment for her clients to disarm defenses, practice new skills, increase emotional literacy, and build competencies. She works with individuals and families to process traumas and reduce distress and with parents to add to their toolbox of parenting skills. Melanie's approach to treatment is based in attachment theory and she employs a variety of practice techniques as they apply to the needs of her clients including: CBT, EMDR, Play Therapy, Theraplay, Art Therapy."
Deb D Spoors, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, CIRT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"An ideal client is someone who is motivated to look deeply at sources of strengths and limitation. They understand that change takes place in relationship and that a therapeutic relationship can support and challenge such change. This client is aware that lasting change takes work and time."
Gay Allied
(616) 604-4067
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Gay Allied
"An ideal client is someone who is motivated to look deeply at sources of strengths and limitation. They understand that change takes place in relationship and that a therapeutic relationship can support and challenge such change. This client is aware that lasting change takes work and time."
Counseling Center of West Michigan, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506
"Welcome! Taking the first step and finding a counselor can be overwhelming. I am here to help. As your counselor, my passion is to help you find your inner strength, discover your own personal resolutions, and cope with life’s ever many changes. "
Gay Allied
(616) 208-3054
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506
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Gay Allied
"Welcome! Taking the first step and finding a counselor can be overwhelming. I am here to help. As your counselor, my passion is to help you find your inner strength, discover your own personal resolutions, and cope with life’s ever many changes. "
Julie M Alicki, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CADP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
" I have always believed that each person is unique with distinct life experiences that have contributed to making you the person you are today; no two people are the same and each person deserves to be listened to with compassion and in a non-judgmental manner. I believe that while our experiences shape us, we have the capacity to change, grow and become the person we want to be. Seeking help for an issue that is causing you pain is not a sign of weakness but one of courage and strength! I can help you discover useful tools that will enable you to cope with life’s difficulties and bring peace and contentment into your life. "
Gay Allied
(616) 213-1809
Verified
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
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Gay Allied
" I have always believed that each person is unique with distinct life experiences that have contributed to making you the person you are today; no two people are the same and each person deserves to be listened to with compassion and in a non-judgmental manner. I believe that while our experiences shape us, we have the capacity to change, grow and become the person we want to be. Seeking help for an issue that is causing you pain is not a sign of weakness but one of courage and strength! I can help you discover useful tools that will enable you to cope with life’s difficulties and bring peace and contentment into your life. "

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Gay Allied Counseling in Grand Rapids for Gay Clients

If you're gay or are looking for help with being gay in Grand Rapids or for a Grand Rapids gay therapist, these professionals provide therapy for gays in Grand Rapids and counseling for gays or gay clients. Not all those listed here are gay themselves. They are sensitive to the gay lifestyle in Grand Rapids or Grand Rapids homosexual life, including gay couples, gay marriage in Grand Rapids, gay teens and gay parenting. Counseling may include LGBT Counseling in Grand Rapids, LGBTQ or Grand Rapids GLBT Counseling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Grand Rapids are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Grand Rapids you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Grand Rapids and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Grand Rapids or family therapy in Grand Rapids.