John Boonstra, LPC

John is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Prevention Specialist (Drug and Alcohol), and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. As a graduate of Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University; he has experience working with children, teens, and adults addressing anxiety, depression, self-harm, prevention, trauma, anger, and life transitions. John brings years of experience to his practice having worked in various fields from juvenile justice, suicide prevention, hospital settings, and experiential groups.

John enjoys being a father, husband, mentor, and advocate for mental wellness within our community. He enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle and utilizes physical activity to promote wellness; recognizing the connection between the mind and body.

Working with John is goal oriented and strength focused. He offers person-centered, cognitive behavioral, and trauma therapies. Through the therapeutic process we will collaborate in identifying thought processes that aid in promoting overall wellness and utilizing tools to achieve your individual goals. John takes a positive approach to the therapeutic relationship and truly enjoys the opportunity to work with each person on their life journey.

You can reach John by calling 231-714-0282 or e-mailing