Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC, ACS
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"I believe that clients have within themselves an amazing ability to self-heal, and the role of the counselor is to find and tap into that ability. I also believe it is important to learn about each client's world and to develop a relationship where clients can feel understood and supported while learning about themselves. This creates the space for exploring the choices they have and any changes they may want to make toward more personal fulfillment. Therapy for children may involve consultation with parents who need support meeting their child's challenges. Play therapy is used with children."
Gottman Method
(269) 601-7229
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Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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Gottman Method
"I believe that clients have within themselves an amazing ability to self-heal, and the role of the counselor is to find and tap into that ability. I also believe it is important to learn about each client's world and to develop a relationship where clients can feel understood and supported while learning about themselves. This creates the space for exploring the choices they have and any changes they may want to make toward more personal fulfillment. Therapy for children may involve consultation with parents who need support meeting their child's challenges. Play therapy is used with children."
Kelsey Nimmo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LPC, LLMFT, RYT, ADS
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"As a holistic-minded therapist who works with both individuals and couples, I see the counseling process as an opportunity to examine old ways of relating to oneself and explore new ways of interacting. I use a whole-body approach to guide clients in becoming more self-aware and finding the strength to initiate long-term positive change for themselves. With couples, my goal is to improve intimacy and commitment using a research-based approach that identifies your strengths, and models healthy relationship patterns. I will walk with you as we navigate creating new interactions and a happier, stronger partnership."
Gottman Method
(269) 280-4688
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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Gottman Method
"As a holistic-minded therapist who works with both individuals and couples, I see the counseling process as an opportunity to examine old ways of relating to oneself and explore new ways of interacting. I use a whole-body approach to guide clients in becoming more self-aware and finding the strength to initiate long-term positive change for themselves. With couples, my goal is to improve intimacy and commitment using a research-based approach that identifies your strengths, and models healthy relationship patterns. I will walk with you as we navigate creating new interactions and a happier, stronger partnership."
Judy White, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, LLP, NCC, CST
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"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, certified cognitive behavioral therapist, and endorsed domestic violence counselor. Trained in Level I Gottman therapies for couples. See www.wholelifecounseling.org"
Gottman Method
(269) 248-1934
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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Gottman Method
"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, certified cognitive behavioral therapist, and endorsed domestic violence counselor. Trained in Level I Gottman therapies for couples. See www.wholelifecounseling.org"
Whole Life Counseling LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"Are you struggling with obsessive thoughts? Worry? Anxiety? OCD? A phobia? I can help you with that! Is depression weighing you down and so far nothing has worked or you'd like to avoid medication? I can help you with that! I specialize in treating anxiety disorders--generalized anxiety, social anxiety, OCD, phobias, and panic attacks--and have received extra training in how to best treat people dealing with these issues. For depression, I utilize a variety of interventions but I especially focus on Therapeutic Lifestyle Change for depression which are simple, effective, proven strategies to help you feel happier and more hopeful."
Gottman Method
(269) 351-7017
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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Gottman Method
"Are you struggling with obsessive thoughts? Worry? Anxiety? OCD? A phobia? I can help you with that! Is depression weighing you down and so far nothing has worked or you'd like to avoid medication? I can help you with that! I specialize in treating anxiety disorders--generalized anxiety, social anxiety, OCD, phobias, and panic attacks--and have received extra training in how to best treat people dealing with these issues. For depression, I utilize a variety of interventions but I especially focus on Therapeutic Lifestyle Change for depression which are simple, effective, proven strategies to help you feel happier and more hopeful."
Janet Marie Glaes, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"My ideal client is anyone who is struggling with a loss of hope and who cannot find meaning in his or her life. They may be struggling with depression, trauma, grief, addiction, relationship problems, or developmental issues that can affect individuals at any time across the lifespan. I also work with parents struggling with raising their children, and couples who struggle with communication issues and/or repeated core conflicts. All of these individuals want better ways to manage their emotions, problem solving strategies, and a new way to look at the world. "
Gottman Method
(269) 237-0186
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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Gottman Method
"My ideal client is anyone who is struggling with a loss of hope and who cannot find meaning in his or her life. They may be struggling with depression, trauma, grief, addiction, relationship problems, or developmental issues that can affect individuals at any time across the lifespan. I also work with parents struggling with raising their children, and couples who struggle with communication issues and/or repeated core conflicts. All of these individuals want better ways to manage their emotions, problem solving strategies, and a new way to look at the world. "
Andrew Tomacari, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CAADC, BCD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"I have over ten years of experience providing psychological and counseling services in outpatient and residential treatment settings. I have had the privilege to work with many individuals, couples and families struggling with a variety of challenges, and have specialized training in a range of psychological treatment options. An initial phone conversation is welcomed."
Gottman Method
(206) 504-3539
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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Gottman Method
"I have over ten years of experience providing psychological and counseling services in outpatient and residential treatment settings. I have had the privilege to work with many individuals, couples and families struggling with a variety of challenges, and have specialized training in a range of psychological treatment options. An initial phone conversation is welcomed."
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Alyssa Noonan, Master Social Work
Master Social Work, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"When working with children and their families I strive to create a fun and comfortable environment while developing the tools to address the challenges being faced. I believe therapy should be a creative, practical and unique experience based on the strengths of the individual and family. Caregivers and family play an essential role in their child's life and development and are therefore often a regular part of the sessions. When working with children I utilize a variety of different strategies including play and game based interventions such as stories/books, board/card games, crafts, role-play, and sensory activities."
(269) 430-2128
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"When working with children and their families I strive to create a fun and comfortable environment while developing the tools to address the challenges being faced. I believe therapy should be a creative, practical and unique experience based on the strengths of the individual and family. Caregivers and family play an essential role in their child's life and development and are therefore often a regular part of the sessions. When working with children I utilize a variety of different strategies including play and game based interventions such as stories/books, board/card games, crafts, role-play, and sensory activities."
Rhonda Overberger, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LPC, LMFT
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Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"A major component of my professional identity is staying informed about recent developments in the field so that I may provide my clients with scientifically sound information and evidence-based treatment. My treatment goals are to help clients alter negative repetitive patterns, defuse from overwhelming destructive behaviors, and create movement toward what is really important in their lives. I use acceptance and mindfulness skills, combined with behavior-change strategies, to help clients increase psychological flexibility. I believe that psychological suffering is caused by avoiding emotions and life experiences, which results in psychological rigidity, and greater suffering."
(269) 205-6852
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Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"A major component of my professional identity is staying informed about recent developments in the field so that I may provide my clients with scientifically sound information and evidence-based treatment. My treatment goals are to help clients alter negative repetitive patterns, defuse from overwhelming destructive behaviors, and create movement toward what is really important in their lives. I use acceptance and mindfulness skills, combined with behavior-change strategies, to help clients increase psychological flexibility. I believe that psychological suffering is caused by avoiding emotions and life experiences, which results in psychological rigidity, and greater suffering."
Mark A Scheffers LMSW PLLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MDiv, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"In a relationship with a partner that leaves you despairing or giving up? Trying to raise a child that melts down over what seems like nothing? Feeling that parts of yourself won't let you move on and experience life as you'd like? How we connect with others, ourselves, or even our spiritual resources can be life-giving or exasperating. I specialize in attachment--the way we connect both with those most important to us. I will meet you where you are. I'll work hard to understand what you are going through."
(269) 409-0218
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"In a relationship with a partner that leaves you despairing or giving up? Trying to raise a child that melts down over what seems like nothing? Feeling that parts of yourself won't let you move on and experience life as you'd like? How we connect with others, ourselves, or even our spiritual resources can be life-giving or exasperating. I specialize in attachment--the way we connect both with those most important to us. I will meet you where you are. I'll work hard to understand what you are going through."
Sherry L Opalka, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LPC, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"I believe in the wisdom within each of us and work to instill in each person a deep sense of self-respect and compassion. My work includes cognitive, psycho-spiritual, and expressive approaches. I use emotional release techniques for deep change in thinking and feeling patterns that interfere with current well-being and functioning. For addiction issues, I provide ear acupuncture and help people assess the extent of the problem and stop the harm. We then work through the recovery stages. For PTSD from childhood trauma or from military service I use several approaches, including Prolonged Exposure Therapy."
(269) 426-5283
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"I believe in the wisdom within each of us and work to instill in each person a deep sense of self-respect and compassion. My work includes cognitive, psycho-spiritual, and expressive approaches. I use emotional release techniques for deep change in thinking and feeling patterns that interfere with current well-being and functioning. For addiction issues, I provide ear acupuncture and help people assess the extent of the problem and stop the harm. We then work through the recovery stages. For PTSD from childhood trauma or from military service I use several approaches, including Prolonged Exposure Therapy."
Jennifer Mills Langeland, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"I specialize in working with stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, habit change and chronic health issues and use a holistic approach to therapy. I often integrate mindfulness meditation, breath work and biofeedback into the session. I am very interested in the impact of stress and resilience on both mental and physical health. I also provide coaching to organizational leaders. Leadership coaching includes integrating emotional intelligence into leadership, white racial identity development, and cultivating a resilient work environment."
(269) 749-1281
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"I specialize in working with stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, habit change and chronic health issues and use a holistic approach to therapy. I often integrate mindfulness meditation, breath work and biofeedback into the session. I am very interested in the impact of stress and resilience on both mental and physical health. I also provide coaching to organizational leaders. Leadership coaching includes integrating emotional intelligence into leadership, white racial identity development, and cultivating a resilient work environment."
Gail Martin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, ACSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"I work to support people through depression and anxiety, difficult relationships, trauma and loss, PTSD, sexual orientation concerns, grief, and other challenging life transitions. Together we explore ways to shape a life rich with purpose and meaning. While I believe each of us carries the wisdom to create authentic and lasting change in our own lives, often access to this intuitive knowing is blocked or damaged. My goal to help you cultivate, restore, and strengthen the connection to your own inner knowing."
(269) 397-2782
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"I work to support people through depression and anxiety, difficult relationships, trauma and loss, PTSD, sexual orientation concerns, grief, and other challenging life transitions. Together we explore ways to shape a life rich with purpose and meaning. While I believe each of us carries the wisdom to create authentic and lasting change in our own lives, often access to this intuitive knowing is blocked or damaged. My goal to help you cultivate, restore, and strengthen the connection to your own inner knowing."
Phyllis Florian, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"Sometimes life gets complicated, making it hard to move forward. As a clinical psychologist, I am uniquely qualified to offer support and respectful care in a comfortable, safe environment. I treat a variety of mental health issues. Perhaps I can help you. This is YOUR time to unpack some of the baggage that is burdening you, and to develop the tools that give YOU the ability to move ahead intentionally. Life is a journey. It is my privilege to join you along the way, helping you find the path to a better quality of life."
(269) 783-4736
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"Sometimes life gets complicated, making it hard to move forward. As a clinical psychologist, I am uniquely qualified to offer support and respectful care in a comfortable, safe environment. I treat a variety of mental health issues. Perhaps I can help you. This is YOUR time to unpack some of the baggage that is burdening you, and to develop the tools that give YOU the ability to move ahead intentionally. Life is a journey. It is my privilege to join you along the way, helping you find the path to a better quality of life."
Breigh Montgomery, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"My goal is to create a comfortable, safe and fun environment where you can creatively express yourself! I focus on the whole person and use a mix of techniques including mindfulness, books, creative expression, music and play to address a variety of issues. In my work with children, I incorporate caregivers and/or families into sessions regularly because I believe that caregivers play a critical role in a child's development. We will work together to set goals and create steps to address those goals. Adults that I sit with typically struggle with trauma, parenting difficulties, depression and/or anxiety related issues."
(269) 338-8063
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"My goal is to create a comfortable, safe and fun environment where you can creatively express yourself! I focus on the whole person and use a mix of techniques including mindfulness, books, creative expression, music and play to address a variety of issues. In my work with children, I incorporate caregivers and/or families into sessions regularly because I believe that caregivers play a critical role in a child's development. We will work together to set goals and create steps to address those goals. Adults that I sit with typically struggle with trauma, parenting difficulties, depression and/or anxiety related issues."
Patricia Ponto, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"Safe, comfortable, engaging, thought-provoking, practical, clear -- my clients use these words to describe their psychotherapy experience. My practice has been located in my home on Westnedge Hill for 16 years. Because I have been in the education field most of my life (including 26 years as Director of Counseling at Kalamazoo College), I have worked extensively with teachers and other school/university/college personnel, as well as students. I also find adults from other career paths very interesting and enjoyable! My strengths lie in treating people suffering from depression and other mood disorders, relationship concerns, stress, perfectionism, self esteem issues, and loss and grief."
(269) 795-6308
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"Safe, comfortable, engaging, thought-provoking, practical, clear -- my clients use these words to describe their psychotherapy experience. My practice has been located in my home on Westnedge Hill for 16 years. Because I have been in the education field most of my life (including 26 years as Director of Counseling at Kalamazoo College), I have worked extensively with teachers and other school/university/college personnel, as well as students. I also find adults from other career paths very interesting and enjoyable! My strengths lie in treating people suffering from depression and other mood disorders, relationship concerns, stress, perfectionism, self esteem issues, and loss and grief."
Nichole Holliday, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LLMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"I believe therapy should take place in a safe, supportive, empowering, and confidential environment. Clients are active in the process, exploring areas including feelings, beliefs, and behaviors while working through personal history and identifying aspects of their lives they wish to change. Clients take a journey to better understanding of themselves and others. We will set personal goals, and work together toward desired change through reflection, processing and skill building. When working with children I work with the child individually and also invite parents/guardians into session to learn skills to utilize at home to support the child with change."
(269) 210-3805
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"I believe therapy should take place in a safe, supportive, empowering, and confidential environment. Clients are active in the process, exploring areas including feelings, beliefs, and behaviors while working through personal history and identifying aspects of their lives they wish to change. Clients take a journey to better understanding of themselves and others. We will set personal goals, and work together toward desired change through reflection, processing and skill building. When working with children I work with the child individually and also invite parents/guardians into session to learn skills to utilize at home to support the child with change."
Barbara W Gustin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"My compassion for all beings began long ago and has been the cornerstone of my personal and professional life. It is truly the only reason I practice counseling. I am profoundly aware of the vast amounts of suffering we all experience throughout our lives, Experiencing and releasing this pain is the goal. I believe in the emergence of self knowledge and positive energy as fear and resistance are diminished. I prefer not to label conditions and symptoms ,but strive to fully understand and appreciate the individual sitting before me."
(269) 205-6658
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"My compassion for all beings began long ago and has been the cornerstone of my personal and professional life. It is truly the only reason I practice counseling. I am profoundly aware of the vast amounts of suffering we all experience throughout our lives, Experiencing and releasing this pain is the goal. I believe in the emergence of self knowledge and positive energy as fear and resistance are diminished. I prefer not to label conditions and symptoms ,but strive to fully understand and appreciate the individual sitting before me."
Candace W Ross, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, LP, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"All of us will have times in our lives when we meet challenges that are difficult to deal with alone. During these times, therapists can provide the support and guidance that we need to identify our strengths and resources and learn new ways to deal with our problems."
(269) 351-5712
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"All of us will have times in our lives when we meet challenges that are difficult to deal with alone. During these times, therapists can provide the support and guidance that we need to identify our strengths and resources and learn new ways to deal with our problems."
Patricia Frawley, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
"The power for healing and growth lies within you. As you have naturally developed and grown at every life stage, so it is with psychological and emotional growth when you tend to your inner experience with deep listening, acceptance and care. As a therapist I offer guidance and support that fosters this awareness and growth. I embrace a holistic view that recognizes the mind-body-spirit connection as vital in this process. I welcome clients with a wide range of concerns who are interested in their personal development and full engagement with life."
(269) 503-8631 x1
Verified
Westnedge Hill
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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"The power for healing and growth lies within you. As you have naturally developed and grown at every life stage, so it is with psychological and emotional growth when you tend to your inner experience with deep listening, acceptance and care. As a therapist I offer guidance and support that fosters this awareness and growth. I embrace a holistic view that recognizes the mind-body-spirit connection as vital in this process. I welcome clients with a wide range of concerns who are interested in their personal development and full engagement with life."

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The Gottman Method For Making Relationships Work shows that to make a relationship last, couples must become better friends, learn to manage conflict, and create ways to support each other's hopes for the future. Drs. John and Julie Gottman have shown how couples can accomplish this by paying attention to what they call the Sound Relationship House, or the seven components of healthy relationships. Find a Gottman therapist in Westnedge Hill, Kalamazoo or Gottman method couples therapist Westnedge Hill, Kalamazoo. Gottman Westnedge Hill, Kalamazoo therapists are trained in the Gottman theory for making relationships work.

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