Therapists

Browse these pages to get to know our counselors and therapists in Grand Rapids and New Era. To ask questions or schedule an appointment, please call (616) 456-1178. Our support staff can also assist you in selecting the therapist that is right for you based on issues, insurance, and other preferences.

  • Al Heystek, MA, LPC, MDiv

    Al Heystek

    Al is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has worked professionally with men’s issues since 1994. He has been a therapist with the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan at Fountain Hill since 2002. Prior to that Al worked for OAR, Inc. in Holland, Michigan as a therapist… continue reading Al Heystek, MA, LPC, MDiv

  • Amy Van Gunst, M.Div, MA, LPC

    Amy Van Gunst

    Amy Van Gunst has been the Executive Coordinator of the Fountain Hill Center since 1994. She has the kind of experience, both in life and with clients, that allows her to help individuals and couples deal with a wide range of issues. She works with… continue reading Amy Van Gunst, M.Div, MA, LPC

  • Ben Burgess, MA, LLP

    Ben Burgess

    Ben focuses most of his work on providing comprehensive evaluations that help individuals, families, and courts make informed decisions. Ben also helps clients overcome problems standing in the way of healthy relationships and personal fulfillment. He enjoys helping people understand their emotional landscape and develop strategies… continue reading Ben Burgess, MA, LLP

  • Blake Kooi, MA, LPC

    Blake Kooi

    Blake utilizes time-tested therapeutic techniques alongside researched based innovations to create a dynamic and engaging therapeutic experience. At the bottom of our struggles is a search for meaning — Blake helps individuals and couples overcome, grow, and develop a narrative of themselves that they can be… continue reading Blake Kooi, MA, LPC

  • Cara Kuipers, MA, LLPC

    Cara Kuipers

    Cara Kuipers is a Limited License Professional Counselor and Licensed School Counselor. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Grand Valley State University and received her Master’s degree in Counseling Education from Western Michigan University. Cara is also a Certified Positive Discipline… continue reading Cara Kuipers, MA, LLPC

  • Kimber Decker, MA, LLPC, NCC

    Kimber provides services to individuals, couples, and groups. He utilizes an integrated therapeutic process designed to address each client’s issues on an individualized, holistic basis. Clients experience unconditional acceptance in an environment where they are able to gain self-awareness and understanding, and develop the ability… continue reading Kimber Decker, MA, LLPC, NCC

  • Lesley Menhart, LMSW, CAADC

    Lesley Menhart

    In Lesley Menhart’s office, clients experience a strengths based approach to healing. Everyone has a strength, Lesley works with clients to find that strength and discover an approach that will build from it to best meet a client’s particular needs. Lesley offers a variety of… continue reading Lesley Menhart, LMSW, CAADC

  • Otha Brown, LMSW, CAADC

    Otha Brown

    My social work practice includes work with men from a wide range of economic levels, lifestyles, diverse culture, ethnic, and racial groups.  My goal is to give clients access to service that is respectful, clinically helpful towards recovery, and assists with discovering healthy relationships.  … continue reading Otha Brown, LMSW, CAADC

  • Randy Flood, MA, LLP

    Randy Flood

    Randy Flood is an Evaluator and Therapist; Director and Therapist, Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan. I’ve been involved in counseling psychology since 1992. I joined the Fountain Hill Center in 2000. Fountain Hill Center Main Office 534 Fountain St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 download directions… continue reading Randy Flood, MA, LLP

  • Tacia Knoper, MS, LLPC

    Tacia Knoper

    Tacia Knoper is a limited license professional counselor who has been involved in a wide range of counseling experiences both individually and in collaboration with others in the human services field, making it possible to offer a unique therapeutic experience for each client.   Fountain… continue reading Tacia Knoper, MS, LLPC

  • Ted Wohlford, LLMFT, LLPC

    Ted Wohlford

    Do you wake up satisfied and happy? Perhaps something is in the way and you’ve decided to seek help to overcome the obstacle. Ted provides specialized mental health services to clients of all backgrounds and is licensed to work with couples and families as a… continue reading Ted Wohlford, LLMFT, LLPC

  • Tracy Thompson, MA, LPC

    Tracy Thompson

    Tracy Thompson is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Trevecca Nazarene University and received her Masters degree in Community Counseling from Western Michigan University. Most of her experience has come from working with Children and Adolescents in… continue reading Tracy Thompson, MA, LPC