The goal of the Counseling Department at Grace Bible College is to help our students pursue, achieve, and maintain a healthy psychological, emotional, and spiritual life. The counseling journey is personal and unique to each person. Some students will benefit from a single session and others will seek counseling for much longer. Counseling sessions are available to all current Grace students free of charge.
There is no right or wrong reason to seek counseling. If you are feeling stuck in negative or distressing thinking then counseling may be helpful for you. Here are some other reasons why students seek counseling:
Phone: (616) 261-8592
Limited Licensed Professional Counselor
Ineke is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor. She has been employed in a variety of different settings, including: residential treatment, homeless shelter, higher education, boarding school residence life, training and education, church, and para-church organizations, and private practice. Her areas of experience include working with life guidance, academic support, unexpected pregnancies, abuse and neglect, self-harm, suicidal prevention and intervention, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, trauma, and healthy relationship skills. With her varied experiences, Ineke is able to work with each student to individualize their counseling experience in order to fit their needs. Ineke’s goal is to build relationships with the students in order to create a comforting and welcoming holistic environment that can facilitate growth. Through working together, she hopes to help the student’s live a more fulfilling, values-consistent life. Ineke looks forward to collaborating with you and she values your willingness to share your story and participate in the counseling process.