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Our Team of Independent Contractors

 


Anne Parpas, RN, BSN, LPC-S

IHC Founder and Owner
Licensed Professional Counselor

Qualified Clinical Counseling Supervisor for the State of Michigan

Registered Nurse
Bachelors of Science in Nursing

As a Licensed Registered Nurse, Anne has over 15 years of acute care experience in medical/surgical, emergency, surgery, and cardiac intervention, as well as nurse education.  She also has years of experience as a community educator in healthy/unhealthy relationships and school violence.  Anne desires to provide a safe and confidential environment where a person can discover their path to healing and change. Her combined experience in the fields of counseling, community education, and medicine allows her to inspire and motivate others to achieve wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit.

Phone:  1-616-773-2908 X101

Christianna Lammers  MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Christianna is a licensed professional counselor who is currently pursuing an endorsement in infant mental health and becoming a registered play therapist. With a background in social work and experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, she believes in providing a safe, compassionate, nurturing, and healing place where individuals are able to work through the challenges they may be facing with a renewed hope for the future. From a person-centered, strengths-based approach, Christianna believes in working together with her clients to create lasting growth and change. She is passionate about working with children and their families, and desires to assist her clients in finding healing from their pain.

Phone:  1-616-773-2908 X104

Stephanie Lonsway, PhD

Adult Services Clinical Administrator
Supervising Psychologist and Psychology Training Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Stephanie Lonsway is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Michigan. Dr. Lonsway offers diagnostic evaluations, individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and psychological testing. She specializes in providing individually-tailored evidence-based treatments. Dr. Lonsway also has professional interests in supervision, teaching, and consultation.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X105

Vincent Morton MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Vincent is a Licensed Professional Counselor who offers individual and couples therapy.  Vincent applies a range of evidence-based therapies in a practical, personal and collaborative manner.  In addition to a Master of Counseling, Vincent has a Master of Divinity and interprets the world from a Christian perspective. At the same time he recognizes the multicultural world in which we live and respects the right to hold different views.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X108

Emily VanderPlas, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Emily is a Licensed Master of Social Work with a passion for serving both children and families. Emily has over 6 years of experience working with children and families in the mental health and child welfare fields both in home-based and outpatient settings. With her diverse experience, Emily is able to tailor the therapy experience to fit individual needs by using a variety of evidence-based therapy methods including play therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and solution-focused brief therapy. Emily is fluent in Spanish and English and has experience working with families in both languages. Using a client-centered approach, Emily believes in meeting families where they are in terms of the therapeutic process and in drawing upon inherent strengths to empower families and individuals. Additionally, Emily places a high priority on working together with her clients in order to establish a trusting and collaborative relationship focused on creating long-term healing.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X110

Megan Coleman, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Megan is a Licensed Master of Social Work.  As a child and family therapist, she offers child and adolescent individual, group, and family therapy. Megan has an integrative approach to therapy, using theoretical orientations including psychodynamic, behavioral, and family systems. Overall, she finds the therapeutic relationship the most important piece of therapy. With experience both as a teacher and later as a school-based outpatient therapist, Megan has experience working in the school setting to help improve the behavioral and mental well-being of children and youth. Megan is passionate about promoting social justice and empowering clients to make the changes they want in their lives.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X 103

Garrett Weatherhead, PhD

Licensed Counseling Psychologist

Dr. Garrett Weatherhead received his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. He has 7 years of experience serving adolescents and adults in outpatient, hospital, and community-based settings. In therapy, Dr. Weatherhead strives to create an atmosphere of warmth, openness, and genuineness. He is interested in how one’s relationships, emotional problem-solving patterns, and cultural contexts impact their current difficulties. He draws from interpersonal, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral approaches to help people reach their therapeutic goals. Additionally, Dr. Weatherhead has engaged in research and speaking about his interests of athletes and multiculturalism/diversity in therapy.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X106

Julie Glass, LPC, LMFT

Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Julie is licensed both as a Professional Counselor and a Marriage and Family Therapist. She has been serving individuals, couples and families since 1995. Julie has worked with domestic violence victims, youth with sexual behavioral issues, adoptive families, and families who have been court ordered into treatment due to abuse and neglect. She particularly enjoys working with struggling couples, helping each partner gain clarity into the issues at hand as well as empathy for each other in the process. Julie has a passion for creating a safe, warm office environment in which others are invited to share their story in an encouraging space. She strives to help clients find their healing path and believes that honoring one’s journey is of utmost importance.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X113

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Scott H. Glass, MS, MA, LLP*

Limited Licensed Psychologist*
*Supervised by a Licensed Psychologist

With over 23 years of experience providing psychological services with a Masters Degree, he is now pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. He has been employed in a number of different settings, including: psychiatry, primary care medicine, bariatric surgery, chronic pain and rehabilitation, hospital, and church. In therapy, Scott uses cognitive-behavior therapy, a blend of other therapeutic approaches, and spiritual beliefs when applicable, to improve client’s thoughts, behaviors, emotions, relationships, and quality of life.

Call to schedule: 1-616-773-2908 X100

Jason Hawkins, MA, LPC, LMFT, CAADC, NCC

Child and Family Services Clinical Administrator
Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
National Certified Counselor

Jason is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. As a child and family therapist, he offers child and adolescent family therapy. He has experience working with children and adolescents in residential, school, and outpatient settings. He also has experience providing home based services for families and developing programming for children and adolescents. His passion is using evidence-based, culturally sensitive family interventions to reduce problem behaviors and drug use in adolescents and strengthen family bonds. He also works with families and clients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). He strives to work collaboratively with individuals and families to provide practical, effective, trauma informed, problem-focused treatment. Additionally, he is committed to program implementation and oversight for therapeutic services at Integrative Health Consultants.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X102

Maari Tally, MA, LLP, CAADC

Limited Licensed Psychologist
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Maari is a limited license psychologist with a Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology. She provides individual therapy and is passionate in working with adults and adolescents with mental health conditions and/or personality disorders, as well as people with co-occurring substance use issues. She has experience working with individuals in outpatient therapy and crisis programing, as well as coordinating with hospitals and the legal system. She specializes in working with people whom may be at risk of self harming behaviors, including substance use. Maari uses evidenced-based practices to improve safety, maintain healthy relationships, and gain mood stability. Maari believes all of her clients have the ability and right to live a life of purpose and meaning in their own unique way, and emphasizes non-judgment and acceptance in her practice.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X114

Ineke Wilkinson, MA, LLPC*

Limited Licensed Professional Counselor

*Supervised by a Licensed Counselor

Ineke is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor. She has been employed in a variety of different settings, including: residential treatment, homeless shelter, higher education, boarding school residence life, training and education, church, and para-church organizations. Her areas of experience include working with life guidance, academic support, unexpected pregnancies, abuse and neglect, self-harm, suicidal prevention and intervention, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, trauma, and healthy relationship skills. With her varied experiences, Ineke is able to work with each client to individualize their therapy experience in order to fit their needs. Ineke’s goal is to build relationships with her clients in order to create a comforting and welcoming holistic environment that can facilitate growth.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X109


 
 

Dawn Barber, INHC, R-HYT

Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Trauma Certified Holy Yoga Instructor

I will be taking a holistic approach to your well-being mentally, physically, and spiritually. You can expect to learn how to make lifestyle changes to feel your absolute best, gain strength, energy, peace, and genuine health.  We are each individually and creatively made so we will walk this journey to match your needs.   I believe in getting to the root of the symptoms and healing the body from there.  We will focus on creating balance in life – nutritionally, and in multiple areas that effect our health and well-being. We will integrate healthy patterns, daily habits, heal from the inside-out, experience joy in the simple things, allow ourselves to be present, practice breath work, and proper nutrition for our individual bodies.

Phone:  1-616-325-6350

Check out Dawn’s website:  http://dawnjbarber.wixsite.com/sozoyoga

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Angie Dotson, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Angie specializes in psychotherapy and psycho education with adults who are impacted by trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and life stressors. Angie provides evidence based treatment with a focus on safety, compassion, and education in the therapeutic process. Angie’s fundamental belief is that all individuals have inherent resilience that can be accessed to promote growth and healing.

 Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X115

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Char Hop, MA, LLPC*

Limited Licensed Professional Counselor

*Supervised by a Licensed Counselor

Char Hop is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor who approaches the work of counseling from a holistic perspective integrating developmental, biological, psychological, and interpersonal aspects.Her practice rests on the foundation that all people have dignity and purpose and are worthy of experiencing a life of fulfillment. She believes that growth and freedom lie in an individual’s power to choose their response. Char will work with you to draw out your strengths, cultivate hope, and find the power within to embark upon change.

Char Hop is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and is currently pursing a certification in Othmer Method Neurofeedback, which aims to regulate brain functioning associated with anxiety, depression, attention deficits, behavior disorders, sleep disorders, headaches, migraines, and emotional disturbances.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X116

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Dr. Kelly Spegel PhD., DLLP

Limited Licensed Doctoral Psychologist

Psychological Testing Intake Coordinator

*Supervised by a Licensed Psychologist 

Dr. Kelly Spegel is a Limited Licensed Doctoral Psychologist offering individual, family, and group therapy and psychological testing. She earned a Ph.D. in School Psychology and has extensive experience in school settings including completing psychoeducational evaluations for students with suspected disabilities. Dr. Spegel has also served youth and their families in community mental health and residential treatment settings as well as individuals referred through the juvenile and adult court systems and Child Protective Services. Dr. Spegel utilizes an integrative approach to her work with clients, drawing from both the strengths of the individual and family as well as a variety of evidence-based practices.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X117

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Nate Bultman MA, LPC, LMFT

Licensed Professional Counselor

Nate has been counseling individuals, couples and families since 2010 and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist. He has been in the mental health field for over nine years and counsels children, teens, adults and families. He works with others in a culturally sensitive, trauma informed manner to help bring hope and healing to their lives.

Nate has been trained to use the Nurtured Heart Approach ® with families to bring about positive change in their children and teen’s behavior. He also teaches a six-week, two-hour Nurtured Heart Approach ® class for caregivers and professionals who seek to implement this approach into their lives.

Nate has helped children and adolescents address their mental health needs at home, school and in the community. He has worked with teenagers and their parents to face the various difficulties they encounter during adolescence by teaching them to communicate effectively and understand each other better.

He also has experience counseling children from challenging backgrounds including those from the adoptive and foster care system. In addition, he has adopted children from the foster care system and understands the challenges that come from kids who have a history of abuse and neglect.

Nate is passionate about helping others face the difficulties in their lives they would like to address that may be hard for them to do on their own. He enjoys working with people in need of support and those who want to move forward in lives at their own pace, in a safe, understanding environment.

Phone:  1-616-773-2908 X118

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Rachael Folkert, MA, LPC, CAADC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Rachael is a Licensed Professional Counselor. As a child and family therapist, she is passionate about serving adolescents and their families by using evidence-based and culturally sensitive interventions to strengthen the family unit, improve communication, and reduce problem behaviors and substance use. Rachael is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which allows her to help children, adolescents, and their caregivers overcome trauma-related difficulties. She also has experience working with individuals who have been referred through juvenile and adult court systems, and Child Protective Services. Rachael seeks to provide a safe and supportive therapeutic environment where clients can work through their difficulties and find hope and healing.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X119

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Debbie Machado, MA*

MA Counseling Intern

*Supervised by a Licensed Professional Counselor

Debbie is a Professional Counseling Intern trained in intercultural competence. She offers psychotherapy through a multicultural and holistic perspective and she applies a variety of evidence-based therapy approaches including narrative therapy, person-centered, and solution-focused. She is fluent in Portuguese and English and can work with clients in both languages. Debbie is passionate about helping people reach the next steps necessary towards healing, growth, change and overall life wellness. She strives to create a therapeutic relationship that will be safe, warm and encouraging to clients, as well as helping them to achieve their goals.

Phone:  1-616-821-3871

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Tiara Foster, MA, LLP, LPC

Limited Licensed Psychologist
Licensed Professional Counselor

Tiara Foster is a Limited License Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor offering counseling and psychological services to individuals and families. Tiara has a passion for serving individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in providing services; which includes, conducting ASD screens and a more thorough assessment, as deemed appropriate, with the gold standard ASD diagnostic measures. Tiara also provides counseling services and when working with individuals and families, it is of utmost importance to build the therapeutic relationship/alliance and utilize a variety of therapeutic approaches to fit individual needs. In therapy, both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills are explored and individuals can learn and practice skills to manage and regulate thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Individuals can also learn and practice behavioral skills; mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional regulation that overall assist with improving relationship with self and others.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X120

 

 

 
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