Looking for a counselor? We have a number of licensed counselors who are a part of the Mars Hill community. Please review their areas of practice and information below, or if you’d like to speak with our Congregational Care Pastor to talk about your particular situation and receive a recommendation for a counselor who might best fit your needs, please call us at 616.249.3337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patricia Baer, LMSW, ACSW
36 West 8th Street, Ste. 250, Holland, MI 49424
Insurance Providers: Aetna, Cofinity, Magellan, Physicians Care, most Blue Cross/Blue Shield policies, Blue Care Network, as well as many others.
Areas of Practice: Anxiety and depression, grief and loss, trauma issues, eating disorders, couples and premarital counseling, couple’s counseling.
David Burke, LPC
Insurance Providers: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Physicians Care, Priority Health, Cofinity, and others. Please inquire.
Areas of Practice: Anxiety, anger management, sexual addictions, spiritual issues, relationship problems, sexuality, premarital counseling, couple’s counseling, understanding your identity.
Steven Kreitzer, MDiv, LPC
Insurance Providers: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna.
Areas of Practice: Couple’s counseling, parenting, pre-marital, anxiety disorders, depression, phobias, OCD, teens, sexual addictions, anger management.
Scott McKnight, LMSW, MBA
Cost: Works with each client’s financial situation, offering discounted rates for college students.
Areas of Practice: Counseling center devoted entirely to the issues/struggles of young adults—primarily high school students, college, and post college. Issues including anxiety, depression, self-injury, sexual abuse [trauma], relationship issues/boundaries, pre-marital, and couple’s counseling.
Vicki Nelson Smeby, MA LLP LLC
4519 Cascade Road SE, Building 2, Suite 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Insurance Providers: Accepts majority of insurances; For example, Mesa Blue Cross Blue Shield, Priority Health, United Health Care, Many Blue Cross/Blue Shield Plans, ASR/Physicians Care, etc. Contact Jackie Crump at email@example.com or 616.364.3121 for a benefit check.
Areas of Practice: Recovery from marital disconnection, depression, anxiety, addictions, identifying mood disorders. Relationship therapy to understand and communicate feelings and needs effectively, learn mutual dependency vs. codependency. Healing from spiritual detours.
Bryan Nixon, LPC
1324 Lake Dr. SE Suite #4, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Insurance Providers: Priority Health, Aetna, Cofinity
Areas of Practice: Anxiety & Stress, Spiritual Matters, Relationships, Depression, Transitions, Couple’s Counseling, Abuse, Self-Esteem, Pre-marital Counsel, Sexual Concerns
Tom Stewart, MA LLP
Insurance Providers: Working to accept most insurance companies. Please inquire. Sliding scale available for those without coverage.
Areas of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Intimacy, Sexual Addiction, Low Sex/No Sex Relationships, Sexual Behavior Problems in Children and Adolescents, Sexual Abuse/Trauma Recovery, Family Discord, Parenting the Difficult Child.
Carissa Woodwyk, MA LPC LMFT
[On Sabbatical until January 2014]
Areas of Practice
3380 Fairlanes Avenue, Suite 4, Grandville, MI 49418
Insurance Providers: Does not take insurance, but does work with individuals with financial needs to make it affordable.
Areas of Practice: Marriage and family, premarital, adoption/relinquishment and identity issues, relationship issues, healthy boundaries, and inner healing work.