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by Health for Life Grand Rapids

Existential Life Choices for All!

Nov 25, 2020
Please consider this blog on existential life choices an opinion piece. As a psychotherapist, I want to make it explicitly clear that my job is…

Introducing Justyne Ortquist MS, MEd, LLPC

Nov 20, 2020
Justyne Ortquist is a limited license professional counselor (LLPC) located in Grand Rapids, MI. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Michigan State University.…

Introducing Lindsey Beaver LLMSW

Nov 16, 2020
Lindsey Beaver is a limited license social worker (LLMSW) located in Grand Rapids, MI. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a double major…

The Crisis of Suicidality in LGBT+ Populations

Sep 09, 2020
We need to talk about suicide. Approximately 800,000 people die a year as a result of suicide. Amongst individuals aged 15-24, it is the number…

How Do I Know If I’m In A Cult?

Aug 24, 2020
When you think about cults, things like Heaven’s Gate or the Branch Davidians or the way North Koreans venerate Kim Jong-Un come to mind. We…

Introducing Melodie Whitmore

Aug 20, 2020
Melodie Whitmore is a limited licensed professional counselor (LLPC) located in Grand Rapids, MI. She completed her Bachelors of Art in Studio Art (after being…

Counseling For College Students In Grand Rapids

May 28, 2020
The metro Grand Rapids Michigan (GR) area is home to over 1.07 million people--as it is the second-largest city in the State of Michigan. A…

Telehealth Counseling Services Free For BCBS and BCN Members of Michigan

May 12, 2020

On the Fence Regarding On-Line Counseling?

Mar 24, 2020
I’ll be honest.  When I first began offering on-line counseling a few years ago, I was a bit nervous.  I felt somewhat bewildered by the…

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