Scott Courey, Director
Scott has had over 20 years of Christian counseling experience in the West Michigan area. At CU, Scott often meets with students experiencing a crisis or complicated struggle helping them find practical, Christ-centered solutions. Scott also provides training and oversight for The Well counseling staff while also building relationships with other departments on campus. Lastly, by building relationships within the larger professional counseling community, Scott is aware of resources outside of The Well and can direct students to options that may be better suited for their particular needs. Scott and his wife Lisa have six children, three of whom are currently in college.
Nathan Hansen, Assistant Clinical Director
Nathan is a licensed counselor who holds a Masters of Art degree in Counseling from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, a division of Cornerstone University. He guides clinical aspects and maintains training tools and internal systems, assuring professional excellence at The Well. Nathan is also a counselor at Wedgwood Christian Counseling Services. He and his wife, Rachel, have one child who is 1 year old! His interests include skiing, his Mac and coffee.
Rachel Rose, Administrative Assistant
Rachel is likely the first person you will have contact with, as she is the one to welcome you to The Well when you arrive. She also manages or directs your requests, questions and concerns. She will assist you with scheduling an appointment and connecting you to a counselor with whom you are comfortable. Rachel’s education is focused on psychology and business through Liberty University. She and her husband Mark have four amazing kids, and she loves reading, Lake Michigan, interior/landscape design, and time with friends and family.
Cassandra Haller, Outreach Coordinator
Cassandra graduated from Cornerstone University in 20210 with a double major in Youth Ministry and Bible. She is currently finishing up her last year at GRTS to achieve her Master of Arts in Counseling with a focus on interdisciplinary studies. Cassndra is working this year to develop an outreach program for The Well to provide safe confidential spaces for students to talk about topics that are important to them while gaining practical tools and resources. Cassandra enjoys doing crafts and projects around the house, spending time with her husband and close friends.
Steven Coomes, Counselor
Steve earned a teaching degree from Grand Valley State University and is now working toward his Master of Arts in Counseling from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. His areas of focus include building up men to grow into Godly manhood and sexual issues, including helping people work through struggles with same sex attraction. He likes playing soccer and watching college football.
Julianne Dusendang, Counselor
Julianne has a heart for college students and she reaches out to the women on campus by holding discussions in the dorms. She is completing her Masters degree in College Counseling at Western Michigan University, after obtaining a degree in Psychology there. She has had a focus on Addiction counseling in her studies. Julianne lives in Grand Rapids with her husband and enjoys crafting and cooking.
Ryan Hanberry, Counselor
Ryan is currently working toward a Masters degree in Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is involved with outreach initiatives to reach young men on campus struggling with the issue of identity, purpose, and how to engage the definition of manhood in their lives. Ryan is also a Youth Pastor at a church in Grand Rapids. He has 3 sons and loves art.
Jamee Kraai, Counselor
Jamee is currently working toward a Masters degree in Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. She studied Social Work at Indiana Wesleyan University and graduated in 2008. Taking care of and nourishing the mind, body and spirit are of special interest to her. She believes counseling is a unique opportunity to create, find, surrender and explore our true selves. Jamee is a self proclaimed flexitarian (can't give up bacon!), enjoys cooking, eating, hot yoga, live music and doing just about anything outdoors.
Ashley Rice, Counselor
Ashley received her Bachelor's degree in 2010 from Central Michigan University with a major in Family Studies and a minor in Communication. She is currently working on her Masters of Art in Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. She has experience working in a domestic assault shelter, leading parenting education classes, and leading Bible studies. Her areas of focus include anxiety, depression, addictions, sexuality and multicultural counseling.