Our Therapists

Amplified Life's therapists bring diverse backgrounds skills and interests.  Their expertise includes trauma-informed yoga, expertise in working with children, specializations in working with business leaders and first responders, general counseling and life coaching.

Katie Minks, LMSW

Katie specializes in trauma-informed yoga. She earned her MSW at Loyola University in Chicago and works with children, youth and adults. 

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Sabreen Polavin, LMSW

Sabreen specializes in trauma-informed cousnseling including EMDR.  She aearned her MSW from the University of Michigan.

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Katie Reichard, LMSW

Katie specializes in working with children, youth and young adults.  She earned her MSW at Calvin College.

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Lyle Labardee, MS, LPC

Lyle specializes in supporting busienss leaders and first responders. He completed his Masters of Science in Counseling degree at Gannon University. 

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Susan Labardee, Life Coach

Susan specializes in providing life caoching services to women experiencing career, and relationship stress. Susan completed 3 years of study at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and has co-founded two businesses.

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Allyse Host, LPC

Allyse specializes in working with youth, adults and couples. She compled her Masters of Science  in Counseling degree at Loyola University in Maryland. 

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Dr. Barbra Katerberg, OTR/L

Dr. Barbra is al licensed Occupational Therapist.  She specializes in working with young children with sensori-motor issues, autism-related issues and  also with adults impacted by PTSD.  She earned her degrees at WMU and Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals.

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Emily Jankowski, LMSW

Emily specializes in working with youth, young adults, families and couples.  She completed her MSW at the UnIversity of MIchigan in Ann Arbor.

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Mike Weirsma, MS, LPC

Mike specializes in working with children, youth and young adults.  He earned his Masters of Science in Counseling degree from Cornerstone University.

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