We're here for you!

Call 616-499-4711 or email us at: care@amplife.us

Please feel free to reach out at any time and we'll help you get the support you're looking for.

History and Mission

Founded in 2012 by Lyle and Susan Labardee, Amplified Life Counseling & Coaching reduces suffering and enhances wellbeing. 

Our 6 acre, "wellbeing campus" in Byron Center includes private, wooded walking trails, the Historic Counseling Center with large, and quiet counseling spaces located at 7791 Byron Center Ave, and an adjacent, the South Counseling Center featuring therapy rooms and a lower level "work studio" for groups and play therapy at 2465 Byron Station Drive.

We're located just minutes south of the U of M Health village at Byron Center Ave and M-6.

Our Leadership Team

Amy Kallman

Care Team Supervisor

Amy brings years of experience serving as a clinincal practice administrator. She supervises and supports Amplifed Life's Care Team, and ensures all clients receive prompt, personal and efficient service.

Sabreen Polavin

Clinical Director

Sabreen brings 9 years of clinical experience to her role as Clinical Director. A Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) and EMDR qualified therapist, Sabreen supports Amplifed Life's therapists and ensures best practices.

Sarah Sheppard

Creative Director & Marketing Manager

Sarah brings 20 years of experience in graphic design, marketing communications, social media management, and photography. She excels at bringing other creatives together and coordinating efforts.

Lyle Labardee

Owner | Counselor

Lyle brings 25+ years of experience developing and delivering innovative behavioral health resources and solutions to EAPs, employers and organizations throughout the US.

Susan Labardee

Owner | Wellbeing Coach

Susan brings 20+ years of experience including organizational leadership, direct services and operations support to nationwide behavioral health and wellness services.

Our Wellbeing Campus

Historic Counseling Center

7791 Byron Center Ave SW Byron Center, MI 49315 | 616-499-4711

South Counseling Center

2465 Byron Station Dr SW, Byron Center, MI 49315 | 616-499-4711

Hear what Amplified Life clients are saying:

  • It's a great place to begin a new path.

    30 year old male

  • With the help of Amplified Life, our son not only finished the school year successfully, but he was also well ahead of his peers in the areas he was dropping behind on earlier in the year.

    34 year old female

  • My counselor helped me better understand myself...now I'm ready to take what I've learned and start licving a more peaceful and enjoyable life.

    58 year old male

  • The calming grounds and home-like atmosphere puts you at ease as soon as you pull into the driveway. Learning mindfulness from my counselor has changed my life.

    32 year old female

  • The name, Amplified Life says it all!

    62 year old female

  • Very warm and accepting, makes opening up come easy anda feel comfortable. It really helped us truly understand each otheras well as ourselves.

    29 year old female

Here are some of the insurance plans we work with:

Here's how to get started:

1. Call 616-499-4711 and connect with Amy, our Office Administrator, or simply leave a message and your email address. We do our best to connect with everyone on the day they call.

2. Let us know the name, date of birth and concerns of the person needing services.

3. Be prepared to provide insurance and credit card information.

4. You'll also be asked to provide your phone number and email address.

5. You'll receive a link to our self-registration site; this will enable you to complete your registration and intake foms online.

6. We'll verify your insurance coverage so you know what to expect with regard to out of pocket costs.

7. Once the intake and registration forms have been completed, and your insurance verified, we'll help you get scheduled for your intial session.

Call us at 616-499-4711 or Email us at: care@amplife.us. We'll do our best to connect with you on the day you reach out.