The Well | Meet Our Team

Scott Courey, MSW, LMSW, 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.

 

Jason Boeve, MA, LPC, Assistant Director

Jason is a GRTS alumni, graduating in 2005 with a Masters degree in Counseling after completing his internship here at Cornerstone's Counseling Services. He also graduated from Western Michigan University in 2001 with a degree in Psychology. Jason has 8 years of clinical practice focused in many areas of mental health including crisis internvention, inpatient and partial hospitalization, adolescent residential, as well as substance abuse populations. He currently works in Wedgwood Christian Service's Counseling Center providing outpatient therapy for children and families in need. As the Assistant Director, Jason provides part time supervision for counseling interns as well as general oversight of The Well in collaboration with the director. Jason and his wife Amy live in Ada and continue to serve refugees through Bethany Christian Service's long and short term foster care programs.

 

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. 

Katie Farnquist, Counselor 

Katie is a graduate from Grand Valley State University with a major in Psychology and a minor in Mathematics. She is now seeking her Masters of Arts in Counseling. Katie worked in youth ministry for seven years and found her passion resided in the counseling aspect of ministry. She enjoys being active, learning new things, and is excited about exploring Grand Rapids with her husband as they are new residents.

 

Nancy Grabill, Counselor

Nancy is a Calvin graduate (1988) in Music and Education. After teaching Vocal Music and then Kindergarten Classroom, Nancy Home Educated her two daughters. After  founding and operating a Horse Ministry for 'At Risk and Delinquent' girls, she realized more knowledge of counseling was necessary to help these young ladies heal and grow at a deeper level. She is completing her Master of Arts in Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. She is enjoying counseling CU's student community and someday plans to begin a private practice, incorporating Creative Arts and Animal Therapies.

 

Spencer Behmlander, Counselor

Spencer graduated from Concordia University in Ann Arbor with a degree in Family Life. His passion for families led him into part-time ministry and full-time graduate studies at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Upon graduation he plans on continuing a counseling ministry in some capacity. He enjoys football, baseball and soccer. 

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. 

 

 

 

 

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