Noah has a passion for helping others learn, heal, and grow. He brings 20 years of mental health experience to PAGR. He has primarily worked with adults, adolescents, families, and couples. Prior to PAGR, he was a full-time outpatient clinician at the South West Clinic (Pine Rest) for 10 years. Noah has a strong background in addictions and a deep clinical understanding of the impact it has on family and loved ones throughout one's life. He has been a program director, clinical supervisor, and intensive outpatient therapist in his career.
He is a former collegiate athlete who co-founded the Athletes Who Care program at Grand Valley State University with his coach Brian Kelly. He continues to support students and student athletes from middle school to college age.
Noah's treatment philosophy is integrated with his faith and clinical training, He works to provide a non-judgmental treatment atmosphere, and strives to be patient centered throughout the course of treatment. He believes a full and accurate assessment is the cornerstone for a successful outcome, and key to making clinical adjustments to better serve the patient.
B.S. in Behavioral Science and Psychology-Grand Valley State University
MSW Grand Valley State University
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) Internationally Certified
Treatment Interests and expertise include:› Life Transition› Grief› Adjustment Issues› Depression› Anxiety› Obsessive Compulsive Disorder› ADD/ADHD-Adult› Bi-Polar Disorder› Acute Stress Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder› Substance Abuse› Sexual Addiction/Porn› Behavioral Addictions› Stress Management› Health Issues-Biopsychosocial Approach- Illness Intrusiveness› Veteran Issues› Mens Issues› Student and Student Athletes› Adult Children of Addiction/Dysfunction (ACOA)› Children of Addiction/Dysfunction (COA) Issues› Substance Abuse Evaluations and/or Drivers License Assessments