Supervised by Rosann Raftery, LPC
Get to know Danielle
Meet Danielle! She specializes in working with older teens (15-17), young adults (18-27), and married couples.
If you’re a teen or young adult and struggling with college life, gaining independence, relationships, anxiety, depression, panic, trauma, finding your identity, or just need help transitioning into adulthood, Danielle is here to help!
Married life is no easy task – Danielle knows all about the grit and dedication it takes to have a healthy marriage. If you’re struggling to communicate, feel that you’ve lost the joy in your marriage, or just need a place to dump all the heavy things of marriage, Danielle’s got you covered. Danielle also provides pre-marital counseling to those new lovebirds looking to start off on a good note!
Danielle is very passionate about helping her clients build the life they want. She understands that life gets complicated, messy, and turned upside down from time to time. Danielle draws from a client-centered approach to help empower her clients to make long lasting changes – the type of changes that flow down from generation to generation. She believes that each client can do the tough, but necessary, work that leads to a life of freedom and flourishing.
Although she enjoys traveling, Danielle is a tried-and-true Michigander! She attended Grand Valley State University after high school where she obtained her Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) After graduation, Danielle worked in several roles with local Community Mental Health agencies. She oversaw lots of people struggling with depression, anxiety, and the sticky parts of life that leave us feeling drained, overwhelmed, and out of touch. She even has experience in animal therapy including K9 therapy animals and equine assisted psychotherapy! Currently, she is finishing up her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.
When Danielle isn’t in school, you can catch her attending CrossFit classes with her husband, riding horses, living up Michigan summers on the lake, and enjoying her three dogs. Danielle is all about overall functional wellness, health, and flourishment, and wants to help you explore what that looks like for you!