Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49519
"***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** I have a focus in working with adolescents and adults with addiction issues or seeking support with LGBTQA+ related concerns, such as, but not limited to, sexual orientation, sexual identity, and dysphoria. If you, or someone you know, is seeking an LGBTQA+ affirming counselor who also identifies under the spectrum, or is seeking help with addiction related concerns, grief, depression, or anxiety, an appointment can be scheduled with me with the front desk staff, just call (616) 805-3660 and ask for an appointment with Ryan Townes!"
Transgender
Non-Binary
(616) 899-4016
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Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49519
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Transgender
Non-Binary
"***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** I have a focus in working with adolescents and adults with addiction issues or seeking support with LGBTQA+ related concerns, such as, but not limited to, sexual orientation, sexual identity, and dysphoria. If you, or someone you know, is seeking an LGBTQA+ affirming counselor who also identifies under the spectrum, or is seeking help with addiction related concerns, grief, depression, or anxiety, an appointment can be scheduled with me with the front desk staff, just call (616) 805-3660 and ask for an appointment with Ryan Townes!"
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
"3rdchair is a Grand Rapids counseling center for high school students, college students and 20somethings... At our core essence, we are here because there was a need for it. Grand Rapids needed a safe place devoted entirely to the counseling of young adults. 3rdchair is a collective bunch of counselors who specialize in counseling high school students, college students and 20somethings..."
(616) 365-5644
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
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"3rdchair is a Grand Rapids counseling center for high school students, college students and 20somethings... At our core essence, we are here because there was a need for it. Grand Rapids needed a safe place devoted entirely to the counseling of young adults. 3rdchair is a collective bunch of counselors who specialize in counseling high school students, college students and 20somethings..."
Amy Lynn Ver Wey, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Amy practices an active and interpersonal approach to therapy, incorporating mindfulness, popular culture, art, music and technological aspects to modify her treatment on an individualized basis to best meet the needs of her clients. She meets people where they are in their journey and helps guide them forward. Amy strives to create a genuinely warm therapeutic environment based upon empathy, resiliency and a relatable atmosphere to help normalize mental health services. Amy practices a gender affirmative therapeutic approach and specializes in working with members of the LGBTQ community, with full membership in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health."
(219) 979-6696
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"Amy practices an active and interpersonal approach to therapy, incorporating mindfulness, popular culture, art, music and technological aspects to modify her treatment on an individualized basis to best meet the needs of her clients. She meets people where they are in their journey and helps guide them forward. Amy strives to create a genuinely warm therapeutic environment based upon empathy, resiliency and a relatable atmosphere to help normalize mental health services. Amy practices a gender affirmative therapeutic approach and specializes in working with members of the LGBTQ community, with full membership in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health."
NOCD - Therapists for OCD, Psychologist
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
"Imagine what life would be like if you weren't bothered by OCD. NOCD is here to help you regain peace of mind. NOCD is a digital health company that’s focused on treating people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Inside the NOCD Mobile app, people can access one of NOCD’s licensed mental health therapists with specialty training in OCD. When their therapist isn’t available, NOCD members can access support communities and therapeutic tools - so that they are never alone. NOCD’s protocol has been proven to reduce OCD severity by 40% in 8 weeks."
(616) 202-5260
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
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"Imagine what life would be like if you weren't bothered by OCD. NOCD is here to help you regain peace of mind. NOCD is a digital health company that’s focused on treating people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Inside the NOCD Mobile app, people can access one of NOCD’s licensed mental health therapists with specialty training in OCD. When their therapist isn’t available, NOCD members can access support communities and therapeutic tools - so that they are never alone. NOCD’s protocol has been proven to reduce OCD severity by 40% in 8 weeks."
Sarah Rodriguez, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, CAADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"I believe in taking a holistic approach to therapy in order to improve the overall well-being of my clients. A holistic approach addresses mental and social factors, as well as encouraging and supporting an active lifestyle. I rely on empathy as a guiding principle, as it is a priority to see the perspective of my clients to facilitate successful change. The goal is to provide a safe place for clients to grow and enhance their overall well-being while creating an individualized therapeutic experience."
(616) 259-7207
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"I believe in taking a holistic approach to therapy in order to improve the overall well-being of my clients. A holistic approach addresses mental and social factors, as well as encouraging and supporting an active lifestyle. I rely on empathy as a guiding principle, as it is a priority to see the perspective of my clients to facilitate successful change. The goal is to provide a safe place for clients to grow and enhance their overall well-being while creating an individualized therapeutic experience."
River City Psychological Services, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, LP, CAADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Sometimes life can present us with difficulties, as well as opportunities, that we don't expect or aren't sure how to handle. Many people find ways of healing, growing, and even striving through the counseling process. Once you've decided to seek out psychotherapy, finding the therapist who is the right fit for you can feel overwhelming. The psychologists and professional counselors at River City Psychological Services (RCPS) strive to create a safe environment where people can grow and heal."
(616) 920-8113
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"Sometimes life can present us with difficulties, as well as opportunities, that we don't expect or aren't sure how to handle. Many people find ways of healing, growing, and even striving through the counseling process. Once you've decided to seek out psychotherapy, finding the therapist who is the right fit for you can feel overwhelming. The psychologists and professional counselors at River City Psychological Services (RCPS) strive to create a safe environment where people can grow and heal."
Char Houben, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Sometimes, deep emotional pain seems inescapable. Wounds seldom heal for those that mourn alone, but rather through genuine connection in the context of relationship. Char believes that the relationship between the therapist and client is the foundation of the therapeutic enterprise, a sacred space where we are allowed to be deeply seen and known. She genuinely values individual differences and approaches each client with warmth, empathy, dignity, and respect."
(616) 427-1911
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"Sometimes, deep emotional pain seems inescapable. Wounds seldom heal for those that mourn alone, but rather through genuine connection in the context of relationship. Char believes that the relationship between the therapist and client is the foundation of the therapeutic enterprise, a sacred space where we are allowed to be deeply seen and known. She genuinely values individual differences and approaches each client with warmth, empathy, dignity, and respect."
Heidi Bott, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"I often tell people that each one of us carries around an invisible backpack filled with things that inform who we are. Our behaviors, beliefs, and values are all impacted by what we carry in our backpack. Sometimes our backpacks get too heavy. Things from our past may be too much to carry. As a therapist, I help people sort through what’s in the backpack. Together we look at what needs to go and what needs to stay. I work hard to have a welcoming and inviting space. The therapy session is a no judgment zone. I have experience working with individuals of every age, ability, and orientation. "
(616) 201-4890
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"I often tell people that each one of us carries around an invisible backpack filled with things that inform who we are. Our behaviors, beliefs, and values are all impacted by what we carry in our backpack. Sometimes our backpacks get too heavy. Things from our past may be too much to carry. As a therapist, I help people sort through what’s in the backpack. Together we look at what needs to go and what needs to stay. I work hard to have a welcoming and inviting space. The therapy session is a no judgment zone. I have experience working with individuals of every age, ability, and orientation. "
Jessica Rose Hoekstra, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"As a therapist, I believe that building a relationship is the most important part of the therapeutic process. From that relationship, it becomes possible to examine difficult areas of your life in order to experience growth and security within yourself. The therapeutic setting provides a unique opportunity to pause the busyness of everyday life and sort through present or past concerns that may be affecting you and your family."
(616) 528-9132
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"As a therapist, I believe that building a relationship is the most important part of the therapeutic process. From that relationship, it becomes possible to examine difficult areas of your life in order to experience growth and security within yourself. The therapeutic setting provides a unique opportunity to pause the busyness of everyday life and sort through present or past concerns that may be affecting you and your family."
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CAADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"Claire practices an eclectic, person-centered, trauma-informed approach to therapy. Claire has significant experience working with adults struggling with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health issues, and intimate partner violence. Claire practices an inclusive and holistic approach to therapy, utilizing evidence-based interventions and creative approaches to meet individual client needs. Claire believes in practicing from an intersectional, trauma-informed, gender affirmative perspective, with specific emphasis on assisting clients in developing skills to more effectively navigate their unique life circumstances. "
(616) 303-4143
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"Claire practices an eclectic, person-centered, trauma-informed approach to therapy. Claire has significant experience working with adults struggling with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health issues, and intimate partner violence. Claire practices an inclusive and holistic approach to therapy, utilizing evidence-based interventions and creative approaches to meet individual client needs. Claire believes in practicing from an intersectional, trauma-informed, gender affirmative perspective, with specific emphasis on assisting clients in developing skills to more effectively navigate their unique life circumstances. "
Caleb Charles Rudd, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"After the fresh passion of a new or developing relationship cools, partners in marriages and committed relationships often find they experience a distancing from one another. Often this distancing results in anger and resentment toward partners. Problems which were once minor irritants now seem to be major issues which seem to always be a source of conflict and anger, or may be avoided entirely for fear of conflict. As a counselor for couples and families using the Gottman method, my passion is helping couples and families transform their relationships and gain a new sense of optimism in their relational pursuits."
(269) 234-1686
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"After the fresh passion of a new or developing relationship cools, partners in marriages and committed relationships often find they experience a distancing from one another. Often this distancing results in anger and resentment toward partners. Problems which were once minor irritants now seem to be major issues which seem to always be a source of conflict and anger, or may be avoided entirely for fear of conflict. As a counselor for couples and families using the Gottman method, my passion is helping couples and families transform their relationships and gain a new sense of optimism in their relational pursuits."
Allison Waldron, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"I believe that counseling is a place for people to share their stories in a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming environment. I am very passionate about helping people find their voices and their worth through counseling and honest conversations. I have a heart for helping people find success in their interpersonal relationships, both in the workplace and at home."
(616) 288-2925
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"I believe that counseling is a place for people to share their stories in a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming environment. I am very passionate about helping people find their voices and their worth through counseling and honest conversations. I have a heart for helping people find success in their interpersonal relationships, both in the workplace and at home."
Rachael Jones, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Life has many challenges that we struggle with, many coming internally from our own minds. I can help navigate you through your journey to overcome intrusive, negative self-talk, low self-esteem and self-worth, trauma, and to assist with changing that inner voice that tells you, “you have to be perfect.” Using art therapy as well as CBT techniques, I work with students and professionals who are struggling with identity, life transitions, depression, and anxiety. Together we can work together to gain insight, develop coping skills and mindfulness techniques, defeat the negative self-talk and create a life worth living. "
(616) 236-2813
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"Life has many challenges that we struggle with, many coming internally from our own minds. I can help navigate you through your journey to overcome intrusive, negative self-talk, low self-esteem and self-worth, trauma, and to assist with changing that inner voice that tells you, “you have to be perfect.” Using art therapy as well as CBT techniques, I work with students and professionals who are struggling with identity, life transitions, depression, and anxiety. Together we can work together to gain insight, develop coping skills and mindfulness techniques, defeat the negative self-talk and create a life worth living. "
Kristin Roberts, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LLP, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Taking steps toward change is not always easy. I believe we are capable of change given the opportunity and courage to do so. My approach is collaborative and I tailor my work to meet your needs, personality, and cultural factors. I believe in meeting people where they are at to help them heal, grow, and achieve the personal changes they want to make. My style is warm and approachable, and I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental environment."
(616) 552-4223
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"Taking steps toward change is not always easy. I believe we are capable of change given the opportunity and courage to do so. My approach is collaborative and I tailor my work to meet your needs, personality, and cultural factors. I believe in meeting people where they are at to help them heal, grow, and achieve the personal changes they want to make. My style is warm and approachable, and I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental environment."
Abigail J C Smith, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LLPC, DpCAADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"As an individual...YOU are good. Society, our environment, our relationships, and our own thoughts create messages that have an impact on how we view ourselves and the life we are living. Some of those messages create habits and coping mechanisms that can have negative consequences, consequences that inhibit you from knowing the goodness that lies deep within you. Knowing your inherent goodness gives you the framework and foundation to tackle the tougher issues we will work on together. While it won't solve all your problems, it is an indispensable starting point for your healing journey."
(616) 239-3039
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"As an individual...YOU are good. Society, our environment, our relationships, and our own thoughts create messages that have an impact on how we view ourselves and the life we are living. Some of those messages create habits and coping mechanisms that can have negative consequences, consequences that inhibit you from knowing the goodness that lies deep within you. Knowing your inherent goodness gives you the framework and foundation to tackle the tougher issues we will work on together. While it won't solve all your problems, it is an indispensable starting point for your healing journey."
Teresa R. Miller, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"My passion is helping others find ways to navigate all that this ever-changing, fast-paced world can throw at us. For over 10 years I have worked with adults, adolescents, and their families. If you are suffering because life has given you obstacles you don't feel you can overcome, I can help."
(989) 244-1723
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"My passion is helping others find ways to navigate all that this ever-changing, fast-paced world can throw at us. For over 10 years I have worked with adults, adolescents, and their families. If you are suffering because life has given you obstacles you don't feel you can overcome, I can help."
Ron Skidmore, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, CAADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"I work well with clients who want to make changes in self-defeating behaviors, including addictions. My counseling style is client-centered; respectful, non-judgemental and focused on helping people move into changes in ways that make sense to them. I teach mindfulness techniques to help clients build self-awareness for emotional balance. I can help people make sense of the role of spirituality in their lives, including healing from religious abuse. I do not promote a particular religious perspective and only discuss spirituality if it is important from the client's point of view."
(616) 421-4988
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"I work well with clients who want to make changes in self-defeating behaviors, including addictions. My counseling style is client-centered; respectful, non-judgemental and focused on helping people move into changes in ways that make sense to them. I teach mindfulness techniques to help clients build self-awareness for emotional balance. I can help people make sense of the role of spirituality in their lives, including healing from religious abuse. I do not promote a particular religious perspective and only discuss spirituality if it is important from the client's point of view."
Travis Gordon, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"My hope is to empower and support individuals that want to reach their goals and shape their life in a way that gives them growth and improvement. Whether it's anxiety, heartbreak, depression, relationships, career struggles, confidence, grief, shifting interpersonal dynamics, or other significant life transitions, I love being a listening ear that will both empathize with the unique struggles that someone is facing, as well as help them cultivate the bravery and tools to move forward."
(616) 427-1921
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"My hope is to empower and support individuals that want to reach their goals and shape their life in a way that gives them growth and improvement. Whether it's anxiety, heartbreak, depression, relationships, career struggles, confidence, grief, shifting interpersonal dynamics, or other significant life transitions, I love being a listening ear that will both empathize with the unique struggles that someone is facing, as well as help them cultivate the bravery and tools to move forward."
Marcie Dullea, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Belknap Lookout
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."
(586) 217-3955
Verified
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"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."
Victoria Fisher, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501
"You deserve to be at peace with your body. But after receiving a lifetime's worth of messages telling you to fit into a near impossible mold, negative body images can be difficult to change, and don't change over night. As a weight-neutral, body positive therapist working from a Health at Every Size© paradigm, we can address your underlying pain and perceptions in a safe space. Together, we will move towards healing your relationship with your body. Through this work you will notice an increase in self-compassion, freedom around food and exercise, and overall happiness. "
(616) 710-4378
Verified
Office is near:
Belknap Lookout
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501
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"You deserve to be at peace with your body. But after receiving a lifetime's worth of messages telling you to fit into a near impossible mold, negative body images can be difficult to change, and don't change over night. As a weight-neutral, body positive therapist working from a Health at Every Size© paradigm, we can address your underlying pain and perceptions in a safe space. Together, we will move towards healing your relationship with your body. Through this work you will notice an increase in self-compassion, freedom around food and exercise, and overall happiness. "

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We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are transgender themselves. Rather, they specialize in helping with aspects of being transgender in Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids and transgender identity. They help with trans life and trans relationships.

If you're transgender or are looking for help with transgender issues in Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids or for a Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids transgender therapist these professionals provide transgender counselling and transgender friendly care.

Transgender people in Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids may meet the criteria for a diagnosis of gender dysphoria (historically called gender identity disorder (GID)) "only if being transgender causes distress or disability." This distress is referred to as gender dysphoria.

The professionals listed here include transgender friendly therapists in Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids, transgender friendly therapists in Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids, transgender friendly psychologists, and transgender friendly counselors.

Counseling for transgender issues in Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids can help those living a transgendered life or transgender relationship; or family members coming to understand the life of their transgender child or sibling.

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

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