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Kalamazoo, MI Counselors and Coaches

Alex Ansell
In network with:
  • ASR
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Care Network
  • Optum
  • United/UMR/Golden Rule
  • Medicare Part B
Self Pay Rate: $130

Alex Ansell, LMSW

Alex is a Licensed Master Social Worker with dual degrees in both Social Work and Alcohol & Drug Addiction Counseling from Western Michigan University.

He specializes in anxiety, substance use disorders, PTSD, personality disorders and depression.  He is also trained in EMDR, CBT and DBT.

Alex believes that people are inherently good, self-correcting and wise and that it's important for him to help people identify and capitalize on their strengths.  His approach to therapy is methodical, as it's important for him to identify the approach to treatment that works best for the individual.

** Alex offers online counseling

Haili Schneider
In network with:
  • ASR
  • Blue Cross
  • Meridian Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Complete Medicaid
  • Michigan Medicaid
  • Optum
  • United/UMR/Golden Rule
Self Pay Rate: $130

Haili Schneider, LLPC

Haili graduated from Western Michigan University in 2015 with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology. She is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor.

Haili has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked extensively in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, health anxiety, selective mutism and phobias. She has also worked with depression and trauma, which often presents themselves with other disorders. She utilizes an integrative approach, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Exposure Therapy, in order to create a individualized treatment plan for each client.

Her goal as a counselor is to build a positive relationship with her clients in order to help them to feel supported and encouraged to face the challenges both at present and future. She believes that the process of therapy is one of collaboration, encouragement, and challenge. She is passionate about helping clients to identify, refute, and change their negative thoughts in order to develop a positive attitude and adaptive behaviors.

** Haili offers online counseling

Starr Bull
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Care Network
  • Optum
  • Priority Health Commercial
  • United/UMR/Golden Rule
Self Pay Rate: $130

Starr Bull, LPC, LLMFT

Starr Bull graduated from Western Michigan University with a Masters in Couples, Marriage, and Family Therapy. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Limited Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LLMFT).

She has worked with many diverse clients including men, women, couples, and families in various settings. Her specialties include, but are not limited to, working with people in recovery, with relationship issues, pre-marital, anxiety, and depression.

Starr believes that life is full of transitions and challenges, and that counseling is a way to help navigate through those challenges in order to bring healing and growth. She uses a collaborative approach with her clients, and wants to include them in the process, as well as provide individualized techniques based on client needs. Her desire is to provide a non-judgmental, empathetic, and warm environment that gives clients hope, and empowers them to reach their goals.

She has been married for 20 years and has four children and two grandchildren. She is looking forward to being part of the Thriveworks family in the Kalamazoo area!

** Starr offers online counseling

Heather Crampton
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Care Network
  • Optum
  • Priority Health Commercial
  • United/UMR/Golden Rule
Self Pay Rate: $130

Heather Crampton, MA, LPC

Heather Crampton graduated from Western Michigan University with a Masters in Counselor Education, Clinical Mental Health. Heather is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Heather has worked with clients of all ages, gender, race, and ethnicity in various settings. Her specialties include, but are not limited to all anxiety disorders, depression, personality disorders, substance abuse, working with anxious youth and positive youth development, and helping veterans who suffer from PTSD.

Heather's passion is to help others who are struggling with different aspects of their lives. She considers it a privilege being a part of someone's journey. She enjoys facilitating her clients change toward positive and healthy solutions in order for them to live a productive and fulfilling life. Heather uses a collaborative approach in order to include her clients in their treatment process. She works to provide clients with tailored treatment plans that can be integrated into their daily lives.

Heather has been married for 9 years and has 4 children, one cat, and a rambunctious German Shepard. She is happy to be a part of the Thriveworks family in the Kalamazoo area!

** Heather offers online counseling

Audrey Litts

Audrey Litts, LMSW, - Owner of Thriveworks Grand Rapids

Audrey Litts earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Northern Michigan University and a Master of Social Work from Western Michigan University. She has experience working in both administrative and clinical roles as a social worker including non-profit management and school social work.

Audrey’s role at Thriveworks Counseling in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, is to ensure that her clients have a positive experience while supporting and uplifting her staff. She works hard to create an environment where clients feel comfortable and clinicians love to work.

Audrey believes strongly in the mission and vision of Thriveworks, and the importance it places on its valued clients and staff, and is very grateful to be part of the Thriveworks team.

Audrey and her husband have raised several children including younger siblings and foster children, and have two young biological children, along with a menagerie of animals on their country farm.

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