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  • 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.

  • Steve Coomes, MA, LLPC, Assistant Director
    Steve earned a teaching degree from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Arts in Counseling degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. His areas of focus include sexual and childhood abuse, attachment and working with young adults. Steve lives in an intentional community in Grand Rapids, and enjoys playing soccer and watching college football.

  • 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.

  • Kyle Boase, Counselor
    Kyle graduated from Taylor University (2009) with a major in psychology. His desire to serve young adults, as well as couples and families, led him to Grand Rapids Theological Seminary where he is earning his Master of Arts in Counseling. Kyle enjoys playing music, reading, traveling and watching sports.

  • Rodney Crainer, Counselor
    Rodney graduated with a degree in Secondary Education from Central Michigan University. His short time in the public school system revealed to him that his calling was not as much to the academic achievement of the people he worked with, but to their emotional and mental well-being. This led Rodney to Liberty University where he pursued his Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. In his free time, Rodney loves to follow his favorite Michigan sports teams, read and spend time with family. Rodney and his fiance Riley, will be getting married in June of 2016.

  • Bethany Sluiter, Counselor
    Bethany graduated from Grand Valley State University (2011) with a degree in Secondary Education. Her interest in the issues and challenges of young adulthood, as well as her passion for serving and understanding others, led her to full-time graduate studies in Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Upon graduation, she wants to incorporate her skills and interests by working with young adults as they transition from high school to college and beyond. Bethany enjoys reading, traveling, drinking coffee and being outside.

  • Allison Waldron, Counselor
    Allison is a graduate of Grand Valley State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is currently working towards completing her Master of Arts in Counseling from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Her focus is on interdisciplinary studies, which allows her to work with teens and young adults. Allison has walked alongside many teens and young adults through past volunteer and work experiences. She is originally from the Metro Detroit area, but has grown to love West Michigan. If you can't find Allison sitting on her porch, she is probably at the beach or local coffee shop.

  • Mike Walton, Counselor
    Mike graduated from Cornerstone University (2004) and pursued a Master of Divinity at Calvin Theological Seminary (2011). After working with teens through various ministries, Mike developed a passion for counseling and started attending Grand Rapids Theological Seminary to pursue a Master of Arts in Counseling. Upon graduation he plans on going into full-time counseling. Mike enjoys time with his family, as well as good food, good books and good friends.

  • Jeanna Boase, Outreach