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What Your Therapist Does on Vacation

Do you ever wonder what your therapist does when they go on vacation from the Fountain Hill Center? Of course, everyone’s vacation time is different. However, I have been encouraged to share with you what my upcoming travels will look like. I am very excited… continue reading What Your Therapist Does on Vacation

Emotional Intelligence and Becoming Bilingual: An Antidote For Toxic Masculinity

We talk a lot about emotional intelligence these days in our work at the Men’s Resource Center. The topic of emotional intelligence is at the core of many key issues for men—accountability, empathy, and vulnerability. For men to be truly accountable, they need to learn… continue reading Emotional Intelligence and Becoming Bilingual: An Antidote For Toxic Masculinity

Meditation: A Radical Act of Love and Sanity

We live in a world filled with distressing events. Tornadoes, mass shootings, and political scandals are all over our newsfeeds. Our daily lives often consist of responding to demands that make us feel drained and overwhelmed. It’s easy to be discouraged and depressed. It would… continue reading Meditation: A Radical Act of Love and Sanity

Laughing Matters Raises $14,000+ for Counseling Services

Over 100 people gathered at the Shelby Optimist Club in Shelby, MI, on Saturday, February 23, 2019, to enjoy a delicious dinner, belly-laugh at hilarious stand-up from Midwestern comedian Scott Long (pictured below), and celebrate the joy that comes when we give our mental health… continue reading Laughing Matters Raises $14,000+ for Counseling Services

Parental Alienation: A Conversation

Fountain Hill Center therapists Randy Flood and Ben Burgess recently sat down with Grand Rapids-based family law attorneys Connie Thacker and Allison Sleight to discuss parental alienation. Parental alienation is a phenomenon that can develop in cases of high-conflict divorce where one parent, either consciously… continue reading Parental Alienation: A Conversation

2018 Holiday Newsletters

We have lots of great information for you in our 2018 Holiday Newsletters! As the year draws to a close, we’ve been reflecting on everything we’ve accomplished, as well as getting ready for the new year ahead. Click below to access our 2018 Holiday Newsletters… continue reading 2018 Holiday Newsletters

Honoring Judge Sara Smolenski at Our Annual Holiday Open House

On Thursday, December 6th, the Fountain Hill Center presented the Hon. Sara J. Smolenski, Chief Judge for Michigan’s 63rd District Court, with our Porchlight Award for contributions to community mental health and wellness, at our annual Holiday Open House. As Amy Van Gunst, Executive Coordinator… continue reading Honoring Judge Sara Smolenski at Our Annual Holiday Open House

Welcome, Helen Ceballo-Hernandez

(en español) The Fountain Hill Center is pleased to welcome new counselor Helen Ceballo-Hernandez as a member of our permanent staff! Helen will be seeing clients in our Grand Rapids office on Tuesdays, from 8 AM to 7 PM, and will gradually be making more… continue reading Welcome, Helen Ceballo-Hernandez

Bienvenido, Helen Ceballo-Hernandez

¡El Centro Fountain Hill se complace en dar la bienvenida a la nueva consejera Helen Ceballo-Hernandez! Helen estará viendo clientes en nuestra oficina de Grand Rapids los martes, de 8 am a 7 pm, y poco a poco estará haciendo más horas disponibles para los… continue reading Bienvenido, Helen Ceballo-Hernandez

Scared to Death or Scared OF Death? A Rumination on Death Anxiety

Halloween or “All Hallows’ Eve,” as it originally was called, is the first day of the Christian liturgical year marked to remember the dead. (Wikipedia) Therefore, it seems a fitting time to talk about death. Death is one of the most discussed subjects in my… continue reading Scared to Death or Scared OF Death? A Rumination on Death Anxiety