Perhaps there has been a time when you… –wished you had a best friend who was available to listen to something you were upset about –had a secret which was bothering you and you didn’t feel you could tell anyone –you felt so depressed, anxious,… continue reading So, who needs therapy anyway?
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As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Fountain Hill Center Executive Coordinator Amy Van Gunst shared her thoughts about the state of mental health in our state and what we need to do to improve.
As men, we are taught to possess life, not live it. The “American Dream” is really the Patriarchal Man Dream: Get the girl, get the job, get the house, get the money, get retired, and start playing. There is very little said about cultivating love,… continue reading Mid-life Crisis in Men: an Opportunity for Change
This is from a talk given at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI on March 17th 2008 by Dave Thornsen, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist. Most couples coming into therapy identify “communication” as the main issue that caused them to call. Communication can break down over finances,… continue reading The Communication Issues in Marriage Series – Honest Truth: the Down-side of Avoiding Conflict
The Fountain Hill Center for Counseling and Consultation has been providing quality counseling services to people of Oceana, Mason, Muskegon, and Newaygo counties since 2002. Initially their work began through a partnership with the New Era Reformed Church in an effort to assess and counsel… continue reading New Staff Joining New Era-Lakeshore Office
For nearly eight years now, therapists from the Fountain Hill Center for Counseling and Consultation, a private counseling practice in Grand Rapids, MI, have been providing accessible, affordable counseling to individuals and families of the communities in and surrounding Oceana County. Although this unique partnership… continue reading Grand Rapids Therapy Office Provides Accessible and Affordable Counseling in New Era