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

LaDawn Evans MA, LLPC

Limited Licensed Professional Counselor

*Supervised by Licensed Professional Counselor

LaDawn is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor. She has been employed in a variety of different settings, including: residential treatment, home-base therapy organizations, churches, homeless shelter and non-profit entities. Her areas of experience include working with individuals, couples and families with life guidance, trauma, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, and addiction. Most importantly, LaDawn prides herself with meeting each client where they are. She provides an open and tranquil, safe space that makes sharing comfortable and restorative.

Phone: 616-773-2908 X122

Yolanda Ivens,  MA, LLPC

Limited Licensed Professional Counselor

*Supervised by Licensed Professional Counselor

My mission is to provide evidence-based mental health services, education and advocacy in an integrative and holistic way (Biopsychosocial and spiritual) in order to bring about healing and transformation in individuals, families and communities.  My career emphasis is on anxiety, depression, substance abuse issues, sexual addictions, sexual trauma, co-occurring disorders, and mid-life issues. I am a cross-culturally competent counselor who highly values and respects cultural differences. I am also committed to life-long learning and being able to make sound ethical decisions within diverse cultural contexts. I have experience working with adolescents, adults and older adults of cultures such as European American, African American, Asian, Asian American, Latinos and Native American. I have also worked with people with physical and mental disabilities, seniors, and LGBTQ clients. I am Fluent in English and Spanish verbally and in writing. Hablo español con fluidez.

Phone:  1-616-773-2908 X105

Christianna Lammers  MA, LPC, RPT

Licensed Professional Counselor

Registered Play Therapist

Christianna is a licensed professional counselor and 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 play therapy, 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 and to feel seen, heard, and known in the process.

Phone:  1-616-773-2908 X104

Vincent Morton MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Secular psychology has many models for helping people live psychologically and socially healthy lives. And while there is value in these approaches, they are at root secular, which means they are not founded upon a religious or spiritual understanding of reality. For some people, the spiritual or religious is central to who they are and how they live. These people are not comfortable with the secular notion that one can be fully healthy while ignoring God. As a Christian, who is trained in secular psychology and Christian theology, I offer as an option, a Christian counseling approach that attempts to incorporate the best of both worlds. Modern science and the Christian faith are not mutually exclusive in my view. If you are interested in a therapist who is knowledgeable of and comfortable with both modern science and the Christian faith, I may be a good fit for you. Of course, I can and do help people who do not want Christian counseling.

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

Garrett Weatherhead, PhD

Licensed Counseling Psychologist

Supervising 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

Steven Coomes, MA, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Steve is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Michigan. He provides evidence-based, individualized therapy for adults and adolescents, as well as for couples and families. Steve’s passion is joining clients on their journeys so they feel deeply understood and supported as they pursue meaningful improvement in their lives. He has specialized training in Structural Family Therapy, as well as experience working with children and families as a teacher, youth worker, and therapist in school, residential, and outpatient settings. Steve cares deeply about the needs of military service members and veterans, and provides evidence-based therapy for individual and military family stress, PTSD, and moral injury. He is a STAR Behavioral Health Provider and recently completed a psychology practicum as a member of the Trauma Team at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Steve has training and experience in providing telehealth services for both individuals and families. He is nearing completion of his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of North Texas.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X123

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


Angie Dotson, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Angie Dotson is a Licensed Master Social Worker with over 10 years of experience providing psychotherapy to adults impacted by anxiety/stress, trauma, and depression. Angie focuses on developing safe therapeutic alliances with all individuals, especially those from marginalized and oppressed groups. She strives to be anti-racist and gay-affirmative in her practice.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X115


Kelly Spegel-Russell PhD.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Supervising Psychologist

Dr. Kelly Spegel-Russell is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist offering individual, family, and group therapy. 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


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


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


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. When working with individuals, 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


Caitlin Erdman, PhD  

 Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Caitlin Erdman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist offering individual therapy, and Biofeedback. 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, PsyD

Doctor of Psychology

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


Beth Pelletier, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Beth is a Social Worker who believes each person brings a unique story and personal perspective to the therapy room, and her approach recognizes, acknowledges, and affirms your individual humanity. Beth empowers clients, helping them identify how they want their lives to look and what it takes to get there. There is power in allowing people to feel heard and really seeing them for who they are, and Beth aims to make this the heart of her practice by providing a warm, compassionate, conversational space to explore their concerns. Beth got her start in therapy working at GV’s University Counseling Center and loves working with college students and young adults. She specializes in treating OCD, perfectionism, and anxiety and wants to help clients reclaim their lives from worries, compulsions, and shame. It can be scary to think about what life would be like without anxiety, but Beth knows that it is truly more fun, more fulfilling, and more joyful when you make choices according to your values instead of fear calling the shots.

Phone: 1-616-773-2908 X103


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