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!"
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(616) 899-4016
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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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Michelle McDonald, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"Everybody‎ has‎ a‎ story‎ to‎ tell‎ and‎ everyone’s‎ story‎ is‎ unique‎ to‎ them.‎ I‎ am‎ a‎ Licensed‎ Mental‎ Health‎ Counselor‎ and‎ my‎ passion‎ is‎ to‎ help‎ people‎ realize‎ and‎ believe‎ in‎ their‎ full‎ potential.‎ Therapy‎ is‎ a‎ safe‎ place‎ to‎ allow‎ yourself‎ to‎ open‎ up‎ and‎ share‎ from‎ your‎ personal‎ book.‎ Whether‎ you‎ need‎ to‎ develop‎ solid,‎ positive‎ outlines‎ for‎ your‎ next‎ chapter‎ or‎ establish‎ healthy‎ coping‎ skills‎ from‎ those‎ previous‎ chapters‎ and‎ volumes‎ you’ve‎ already‎ encountered;‎ I‎ am‎ here‎ for‎ you.‎ "
(616) 773-1633
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"Everybody‎ has‎ a‎ story‎ to‎ tell‎ and‎ everyone’s‎ story‎ is‎ unique‎ to‎ them.‎ I‎ am‎ a‎ Licensed‎ Mental‎ Health‎ Counselor‎ and‎ my‎ passion‎ is‎ to‎ help‎ people‎ realize‎ and‎ believe‎ in‎ their‎ full‎ potential.‎ Therapy‎ is‎ a‎ safe‎ place‎ to‎ allow‎ yourself‎ to‎ open‎ up‎ and‎ share‎ from‎ your‎ personal‎ book.‎ Whether‎ you‎ need‎ to‎ develop‎ solid,‎ positive‎ outlines‎ for‎ your‎ next‎ chapter‎ or‎ establish‎ healthy‎ coping‎ skills‎ from‎ those‎ previous‎ chapters‎ and‎ volumes‎ you’ve‎ already‎ encountered;‎ I‎ am‎ here‎ for‎ you.‎ "
Holly Bathrick, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"I have worked with children and families for over 20 years. I consider it a privilege to work alongside families, helping them utilize their strengths. While we could all use counseling from time to time to help navigate life's obstacles, I believe childhood can bring some of the most unpredictable challenges."
(616) 425-8719
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"I have worked with children and families for over 20 years. I consider it a privilege to work alongside families, helping them utilize their strengths. While we could all use counseling from time to time to help navigate life's obstacles, I believe childhood can bring some of the most unpredictable challenges."
Bridget Marchese, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, TLLP, LLPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"In addition to conducting psychological evaluations, I specialize in providing individual psychotherapy to adults, college students, adolescents, and children. Some of the issues I work with include depression, anxiety, life changes, mood disorders, and relationship problems. I am an ally to the LGBTQ+ population and treat clients from all walks of life."
(616) 773-1732
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"In addition to conducting psychological evaluations, I specialize in providing individual psychotherapy to adults, college students, adolescents, and children. Some of the issues I work with include depression, anxiety, life changes, mood disorders, and relationship problems. I am an ally to the LGBTQ+ population and treat clients from all walks of life."
Mark S Walstrom, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Hosts group in:
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Do you feel you're not yourself most days and that there's more to life than what you experience on a daily basis...like peace of mind, satisfying relationships, and a feeling of balance, well being and happiness? Depression, anxiety, marital/family conflicts, chronic illness, addictions, apathy, and feelings of emptiness are all indicators of an imbalance at a deeper level. While I help my clients get relief from these surface level symptoms, that's just the beginning of our work together. I facilitate a process that gets to the core of what is causing the distress."
(616) 675-1548
Verified
Hosts group in:
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"Do you feel you're not yourself most days and that there's more to life than what you experience on a daily basis...like peace of mind, satisfying relationships, and a feeling of balance, well being and happiness? Depression, anxiety, marital/family conflicts, chronic illness, addictions, apathy, and feelings of emptiness are all indicators of an imbalance at a deeper level. While I help my clients get relief from these surface level symptoms, that's just the beginning of our work together. I facilitate a process that gets to the core of what is causing the distress."
Life Journey Psychological Services PLLC, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"Each person is on a unique life journey. We look forward to learning where you are on your journey and how we can help you create the life you desire. It is not about dwelling on the past but about using life lessons to move forward in a positive way. Even our most difficult life experiences bring us wisdom, character and integrity. "
(616) 888-1120
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"Each person is on a unique life journey. We look forward to learning where you are on your journey and how we can help you create the life you desire. It is not about dwelling on the past but about using life lessons to move forward in a positive way. Even our most difficult life experiences bring us wisdom, character and integrity. "
Sarah Parks-Pittman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CHT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
"Most of us who find ourselves on a path of personal growth and healing have come to a place where the discomfort of doing things the same way is no longer tolerable. Working together, we can find ways to create positive changes and bring a sense of fulfillment to your life. My work is inspired by each individual client’s unique potential for wholeness. I particularly enjoy working with individuals on issues of gender, sexuality, relationships, intimacy, spirituality, wellness and authenticity. I am LGBTQIA+ friendly & aware. My other areas of competence include anxiety, depression, grief, and adjustment to life transitions. "
(616) 427-1813
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
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"Most of us who find ourselves on a path of personal growth and healing have come to a place where the discomfort of doing things the same way is no longer tolerable. Working together, we can find ways to create positive changes and bring a sense of fulfillment to your life. My work is inspired by each individual client’s unique potential for wholeness. I particularly enjoy working with individuals on issues of gender, sexuality, relationships, intimacy, spirituality, wellness and authenticity. I am LGBTQIA+ friendly & aware. My other areas of competence include anxiety, depression, grief, and adjustment to life transitions. "
Gabriella Judith Brubaker, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"As both a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Life Journey Psychological Services, my goal is to meet you where you are at, in order to ensure that your experience in counseling is one that is both safe and comfortable. I believe that there is no one-size-fits-all approach for therapy. By working together, in this space we can form a collaborative relationship that will work to identify goals that will foster positive change and growth."
(616) 253-6331
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"As both a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Life Journey Psychological Services, my goal is to meet you where you are at, in order to ensure that your experience in counseling is one that is both safe and comfortable. I believe that there is no one-size-fits-all approach for therapy. By working together, in this space we can form a collaborative relationship that will work to identify goals that will foster positive change and growth."
Lynn Jackson, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"My goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for children and adults, in order for them to process individual difficulties, devise a plan of action, and facilitate emotional health and well-being. My client base includes those experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, sexual and physical abuse, parenting difficulties, relationship issues, and family discord. I view myself as a coach to help identify strengths, determine what might be hindering progress, and pave the way for moving forward."
(616) 208-4517
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"My goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for children and adults, in order for them to process individual difficulties, devise a plan of action, and facilitate emotional health and well-being. My client base includes those experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, sexual and physical abuse, parenting difficulties, relationship issues, and family discord. I view myself as a coach to help identify strengths, determine what might be hindering progress, and pave the way for moving forward."
Sandra Morris, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
"I have been fortunate enough to work with a diverse group of people. I have worked with individuals, families, children, teens and older adults. I have worked with children and adults in crisis, individual life management and complex life transitions. "
(616) 888-1120
Verified
Michgan Oaks
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
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"I have been fortunate enough to work with a diverse group of people. I have worked with individuals, families, children, teens and older adults. I have worked with children and adults in crisis, individual life management and complex life transitions. "
Ann Bixler, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, ICAADC, RPT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"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."
(616) 312-2470
Verified
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"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."
Brendan Cole, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"If you are seeking a way to feel better and get unstuck, I am the counselor for you. I offer complimentary 15-minute meetings. I have a great deal of experience with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, resolving trauma, and sports performance psychology. If you are a young adult in your 20s, I may be the right therapist for you. If you are a parent of an adolescent, tween, or young adult--I specialize with these age groups. In addition, I have advanced training in EMDR therapy--which is a special technique I may utilize to help anyone with past trauma to feel like there self again."
(616) 205-9648
Verified
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"If you are seeking a way to feel better and get unstuck, I am the counselor for you. I offer complimentary 15-minute meetings. I have a great deal of experience with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, resolving trauma, and sports performance psychology. If you are a young adult in your 20s, I may be the right therapist for you. If you are a parent of an adolescent, tween, or young adult--I specialize with these age groups. In addition, I have advanced training in EMDR therapy--which is a special technique I may utilize to help anyone with past trauma to feel like there self again."
Tracy Thompson, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"I am passionate about working with people who have become stuck somewhere along in their journey. My work with clients is based in attachment theory, believing that the strongest attachments from our life, greatly impact how we understand ourselves and our relationships . Family, work and school pose as great points of contact with addressing our basic needs for belonging and significance. For some, childhood can be a time of happiness, joy and excitement, and for others, it came be a time of disappointment, confusion and pain. When we understand the narratives we were given early on, we can choose to embrace or move beyond them. "
(616) 818-0933
Verified
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"I am passionate about working with people who have become stuck somewhere along in their journey. My work with clients is based in attachment theory, believing that the strongest attachments from our life, greatly impact how we understand ourselves and our relationships . Family, work and school pose as great points of contact with addressing our basic needs for belonging and significance. For some, childhood can be a time of happiness, joy and excitement, and for others, it came be a time of disappointment, confusion and pain. When we understand the narratives we were given early on, we can choose to embrace or move beyond them. "
Amy L Jarchow, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Are you feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or anxious? Having a hard time communicating effectively with others? Making the decision to seek professional help is a difficult task. I am hoping that this information helps you in making that decision. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and have worked in private practice since earning my PhD in 2004. I enjoy my job immensely and I work diligently to provide a comfortable, open environment for my clients with an emphasis on collaboration. We will work together to try to reach your goals so you can ultimately enjoy a better quality of life."
(616) 458-0692
Verified
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"Are you feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or anxious? Having a hard time communicating effectively with others? Making the decision to seek professional help is a difficult task. I am hoping that this information helps you in making that decision. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and have worked in private practice since earning my PhD in 2004. I enjoy my job immensely and I work diligently to provide a comfortable, open environment for my clients with an emphasis on collaboration. We will work together to try to reach your goals so you can ultimately enjoy a better quality of life."
Zita Hardenberg, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Therapy can be an opportunity to improve your insight into personal roadblocks and regain a sense of balance. My role is to accompany you during this process and help you navigate through life's challenges. You will find my approach to be genuine, warm, and person-centered. I have a special interest working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, stress, and life changes. I am also particularly interested in working with young adults as they work on their development of identity and purpose. My goal is to support you and help strengthen your coping skills."
(616) 432-2667
Verified
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"Therapy can be an opportunity to improve your insight into personal roadblocks and regain a sense of balance. My role is to accompany you during this process and help you navigate through life's challenges. You will find my approach to be genuine, warm, and person-centered. I have a special interest working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, stress, and life changes. I am also particularly interested in working with young adults as they work on their development of identity and purpose. My goal is to support you and help strengthen your coping skills."
Amy Hubbard, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, LLP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"I believe every individual has the ability to reach their full potential. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgmental place for you to share your thoughts, identify problems and work toward achieving desired goals. I have worked with individuals of all ages with varying issues including, but not limited to: mood and personality disorders, physical and sexual abuse, anger management, eating disorders, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues and major life changes. I appreciate the uniqueness of each individual and will treat you with respect, compassion, and honesty."
(616) 279-3869
Verified
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"I believe every individual has the ability to reach their full potential. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgmental place for you to share your thoughts, identify problems and work toward achieving desired goals. I have worked with individuals of all ages with varying issues including, but not limited to: mood and personality disorders, physical and sexual abuse, anger management, eating disorders, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues and major life changes. I appreciate the uniqueness of each individual and will treat you with respect, compassion, and honesty."
Nika Lenee Fesler, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"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."
(616) 226-5749
Verified
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"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."
Life Support LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, BCBA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Emily will be joining Life Support LLC at our new location when it opens on 9/3/19 and will be available some evenings and Saturday mornings, please specify if you are requesting Emily. Emily White, LMSW, BCBA is a Licensed Master Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Grand Valley State University and Master’s in Social Work from Western Michigan University before completing her education through the Florida Institute of Technology and becoming a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. "
(616) 414-3115
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"Emily will be joining Life Support LLC at our new location when it opens on 9/3/19 and will be available some evenings and Saturday mornings, please specify if you are requesting Emily. Emily White, LMSW, BCBA is a Licensed Master Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Grand Valley State University and Master’s in Social Work from Western Michigan University before completing her education through the Florida Institute of Technology and becoming a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. "
April M Oglesby, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC, ACS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Life is a gift best shared and celebrated with those we love, yet there are times in our lives when we not only do not feel like being around others but also do not feel like celebrating anything at all. Let's work through the challenges that keep you from being your best self and living your best life. We have one life on this planet, why not live it to the fullest in every possible way through our relationships with ourselves and with others? Let's work together so that you can get to a place of healing and restoration; to not just heal, but to grow and THRIVE in every aspect of your life!!!"
(616) 213-0894
Verified
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"Life is a gift best shared and celebrated with those we love, yet there are times in our lives when we not only do not feel like being around others but also do not feel like celebrating anything at all. Let's work through the challenges that keep you from being your best self and living your best life. We have one life on this planet, why not live it to the fullest in every possible way through our relationships with ourselves and with others? Let's work together so that you can get to a place of healing and restoration; to not just heal, but to grow and THRIVE in every aspect of your life!!!"
Jess Kimmel, Counselor
Counselor, LLPC, MSAT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"I am an Art Therapist, Counselor, and visual artist. I use art in a therapeutic setting to help clients practice mindful introspection, self-soothing, and authentic expression. In my sessions, we will focus on the process of creating art over the final art product. For this reason, no technical experience is required. Common art directives include painting, visual journaling, and collage. "
(947) 333-8042
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"I am an Art Therapist, Counselor, and visual artist. I use art in a therapeutic setting to help clients practice mindful introspection, self-soothing, and authentic expression. In my sessions, we will focus on the process of creating art over the final art product. For this reason, no technical experience is required. Common art directives include painting, visual journaling, and collage. "

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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 Michgan Oaks, 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 Michgan Oaks, Grand Rapids or for a Michgan Oaks, Grand Rapids transgender therapist these professionals provide transgender counselling and transgender friendly care.

Transgender people in Michgan Oaks, 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 Michgan Oaks, Grand Rapids, transgender friendly therapists in Michgan Oaks, Grand Rapids, transgender friendly psychologists, and transgender friendly counselors.

Counseling for transgender issues in Michgan Oaks, 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 Michgan Oaks, Grand Rapids are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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