Counseling interns have completed graduate level schooling and are required to work 600 hours prior to applying for licensure. Under the direct supervision of a licensed practitioner, interns may diagnose and treat a variety of mental health conditions. Our internship program offers quality counseling for the uninsured at a decreased rate.
My name is Jenna VanSpronsen and I am currently finishing a graduate degree in marriage, couple, and family counseling at Western Michigan University. I have a BA in Family Studies and Sociology: Social Psychology. I believe that counseling supports us in finding healthy ways to grow through what we are going through. I would be honored to have the opportunity to walk with you through your journey.
My name is Richelle Witbrodt and I am completing my Clinical Mental Health MA at Western Michigan University. I have a BA in Telecommunications from Michigan State University. I have worked with children and adolescents from diverse communities in a variety of settings. As a counselor, I hope to bring perspective and balance to the space for my clients, supporting and affirming individuals as they grow towards their goals.
Brittany Jones: I am currently completing my MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Western Michigan University. I have a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Grand Valley State University. I am honored to be working with Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Services, and I am passionate about promoting such elements of counseling as prevention, advocacy, and empowerment. It is also a strong personal value of mine to advocate for and protect vulnerable individuals from harm. I look forward to assisting adolescents and families in reaching their personal goals along their mental health and wellness journey.
Megan Schwab: I am completing my Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA at Western Michigan University. I have a BA in psychology from Illinois State University. As a counselor, I believe people are resilient and have the ability to make changes at any stage in their life. I aim to build a strong therapeutic relationship with my clients, understand their presenting concerns, process difficult emotions and experiences to help them cope and develop skills to the best of my ability. I am dedicated to helping my clients gain new insights on themselves and their situation. I believe counseling should be specifically tailored to each unique individual, and there is no one treatment or technique that "fits all". I am here to listen, learn, and help you on your journey every step of the way.