Our Team of Independent Contractors

 

 


Anne Parpas, RN, BSN, LPC-S

IHC Founder and Owner
Registered Nurse and Licensed Professional Counselor

Qualified Clinical Counseling Supervisor for the State of Michigan

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 individually-tailored evidence-based treatment for adults. Dr. Lonsway also has professional interests in supervision, administration, and consultation.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X105

Vincent Morton MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Irvin Yalom, in his book The Gift of Therapy writes, “Psychotherapy is not a substitute for life but a dress rehearsal for life.  In other words, though psychotherapy requires a close relationship, the relationship is not an end – it is a means to an end.” The main challenge of counseling is for us to create a relationship of mutual trust and openness on a deep level with the ultimate goal of helping you to experience healthier and more satisfying relationships.

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

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

Child and Family Services Clinical Administrator
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)
National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC)

Jason is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He is also a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). 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 mainly works with families and clients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other anxiety related disorders. 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

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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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Kelly Spegel-Russell PhD.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Psychological Testing Intake Coordinator

Dr. Kelly Spegel-Russell is a Licensed Clinical 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-Russell 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-Russell 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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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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Carolyn Madry, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Carolyn is a Licensed Professional Counselor dedicated to helping others in their search for psychological strength and wellness.  She has intensive training and experience working with older teens and adults, providing care in outpatient-hospital and clinic settings, particularly in assisting clients with eating disorders and body image, anxiety (including social anxiety and OCD), depression, trauma and PTSD (including interpersonal abuse and assault).  Additionally, Carolyn is committed to assisting clients in improving other core areas of their lives, including relationships, interpersonal effectiveness, and life skills, as well as assisting clients through difficult life changes.

Carolyn respects and values the diversity and uniqueness of individual clients and adapts therapy to their specific needs and goals using evidence-based methods, including cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, and solutions-focused therapy.  She helps each client to identify his or her own strengths and use those strengths to adjust unhelpful patterns of thought and behavior.  In session, Carolyn emphasizes creating a collaborative relationship with the client, providing support, education, and a safe space for exploration and discovery while empowering clients to make meaningful and lasting change in their lives.

 Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X107

Caitlin Erdman, PhD*  

Limited Licensed Doctoral Psychologist
*Supervised by a Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Caitlin Erdman is a Limited Licensed Doctoral Psychologist offering individual therapy, Biofeedback, and Psychological Testing. She earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Iowa State University and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Michigan State University. Dr. Erdman has provided services in multiple outpatient settings and has six years of experience in providing Biofeedback therapy for presenting concerns such as anxiety, depression, and performance enhancement. She uses an integrative approach to therapy, combining interpersonal processing, emotion-focused treatment, and mindfulness while being attentive to societal messages, family dynamics, and multicultural identities. Dr. Erdman aspires to provide a supportive and safe environment through a genuine, transparent approach that encourages clients to be themselves and to have agency in their own growth process.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X109

Shannon Bruin, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Shannon has over 10 years experience working from a trauma-informed perspective with youth who have recently immigrated to the United States.  Shannon is passionate about issues of diversity and inclusion, as well as women’s issues.  She specialized in psychotherapy and psychoeducation with youth and adults impacted by trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and life stressors.  Shannon provides evidence based treatment with a focus on learning and reflection in the therapeutic environment.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X111

 

Amy Brace, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Amy is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, and Certified EAGALA Professional. Since 1994, Amy has been working with children, teens, adults and families. She has been featured in several publications and has served as President of the Michigan Association for Play Therapy. She has provided direct clinical services, supervision, instruction, and program development locally, nationally and internationally.

Amy has a passion for working with children, particularly young children with histories of complex trauma. Her intention is to partner with individuals to experience hope in their lives within a safe and compassionate environment.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X112

Arliss Logan PhD., PsyD.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Logan enjoys working with people of all ages. She brings over 15 years of experience working with children, families, and adults in home, school, hospital, and community settings. She has worked as a credentialed early childhood special education teacher, early interventionist, and licensed psychotherapist.  Dr. Logan brings strength based, relationship focused perspectives into her work. She also has experience providing therapy and testing services to clients from diverse populations, social economic groups, training levels, and levels of empowerment.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X116

Mandy DeHaan, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Mandy has been providing counseling services to children, teens, adults, and families for over 14 years. She uses evidenced-based interventions with clients. She has experience providing culturally sensitive services to all clients regardless of race, culture, background, gender identity, or sexual orientation. She is dedicated to helping clients feel heard, valued, and understood. Her goal is to create a safe, trusting, and helpful atmosphere and relationship with each and every client. Mandy is passionate about helping clients gain hope when they feel hopeless; as well as healing and wholeness when difficulties, challenges, hurts, and fears happen. She is also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has extensive experience helping children/teens and parents impacted by trauma. Mandy enjoys incorporating issues of faith and spirituality in counseling sessions when clients desire this. Her goal is to empower and assist clients to experience hope, healing, wholeness, peace, and acceptance.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X121

 

 

 
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