Psychology Associates - Parchment

Craig A. De Witt, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 21

Dr. De Witt has been in practice for over 20 years and specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults and couples. He is committed to providing caring and effective help in a safe, professional atmosphere to individuals and families who are struggling and desire assistance.

B.A. Calvin College
Psy.D. Rosemead School of Psychology

Treatment interests and expertise include:
› Child, adolescent and adult ADD
› Depression and anxiety
› Trauma and stress
› Postpartum depression/anxiety
› Work, family and marital difficulties
› Stress management for pain-related issues
› Psychological evaluations and assessments for child custody cases
› Collaborative divorce coach

› American Psychological Association
› Michigan Psychological Association
› Nat'l Reg. of Service Providers - Psych

Daniel J. De Witt, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 24

In private practice since 1983, Dr. De Witt enjoys working with clients of all ages, seeking creative and individualized solutions to presenting problems.  He uses an active and engaging style, building on personal and spiritual strengths, to help you successfully meet life’s challenges.

B.A. Calvin College
Psy.D. Rosemead School of Psychology Biola University

Treatment interests include:
› Anxiety
› Depression
› Marital difficulties
› Parenting issues
› Coping with cancer and other chronic illnesses
› Health psychology
› Post-partum depression/anxiety

Assessments include:
› Child custody
› Vocation and employment screening

Brett May, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 61

Dr. May provides psychological treatment, assessment and consultation services to children, teens, families and adults. He is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World for his contributions to the healthcare field. Dr. May is an adjunct instructor with the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He has over a decade's experience training other healthcare professionals and has conducted over 3000 psychological evaluations.

Assessment interests include:
› Diagnostic certification of anxiety, mood, and thought disorders
› Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
› Attachment and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
› Learning Disabilities
› Bipolar Disorders in children and adults
› Personality Disorders
› Child custody, parenting time, and parent fitness evaluation
› Independent Medical Examinations (IME) for disability due to psychological disorder

Treatment interests include:
› Anxiety, mood and adjustment disorders in children, teens and adults
› Emotional and behavioral difficulties stemming from ADHD
› Treatment of emotional and coping issues related to Autistic spectrum and Asperger's Disorder
› Parent-child relationship issues
› Child custody issues such as co-parenting by divorced parents

Jennifer Anible, LMSW, RPT
Licensed Master Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 35

Jennifer has worked with children, families, and individuals since 2002 in outpatient, school or home-based settings.  Jennifer is a strength-based, solution-focused therapist who utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy as well as client-centered therapy and play therapy. Basically this means that she meets you or your family where you are at, while focusing on your strengths and identifying solutions and journeying through the healing process together. Jennifer values all aspects of a person’s life and takes a creative and holistic approach in guiding each person to understand that they are valued, that they belong and that they have purpose.   Additionally, Jennifer uses Filial Therapy which is the process by which she trains parents/caregivers to utilize special play skills to create or improve attachments between child and parents/caregivers, especially those in adoptive or foster care placements. Jennifer is a Registered Play Therapist and also certified as a School Social Worker. 

  • Grief and Loss (death, divorce, transitions, adjustment)
  • Trauma and Abuse and Neglect (present and past issues)
  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Inappropriate touching/body safety education and therapy
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Attachment issues
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Issues and Domestic violence 
  • Self-Esteem and Identity
  • Parent Consultation and Support
  • Behavioral, emotional and social concerns and disabilities at home and school
  • Spiritual issues
  • Women’s issues
Bryan Bolea, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 36

For more than twenty years, Dr. Bryan Bolea has worked to help individuals and families understand and work through the wide array of challenges that can come to stand between them and the rich, fulfilling lives they imagine.

Dr. Bolea believes therapy is an interactive process through which one gains new perspectives, develops more functional coping strategies and ultimately comes to experience more choice, control, and satisfaction in their life and relationships. 

Dr. Bolea is comfortable working with most any client concern, but has particular interest and expertise in working with children, adolescents, and adults who are wrestling with:

Anxiety, depression, anger or other troublesome emotions.

Behaviors that cause frustration or difficulty in personal or professional relationships.

Distressing thoughts or emotions that sometimes develop after a particular crisis, traumatic event, or when confronted by situations that challenge one’s beliefs about themselves or the world.

Concerns that are associated with new or chronic health issues.

Cognitive, emotional, or other issues that interfere with academic or work achievement 

Debra Dominiak Rinck, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 37

Debra has spent the last 15 years working in healthcare in the areas of Alternative Medicine, Home based care, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative care and Community Mental Health.  She has also taught at Western Michigan University in their Integrative and Holistic Medicine Department working with college students. Her focus has been advocating, supporting and counseling people process life changes , transitions, end of life, terminal illness, grief/loss and finding meaning and purpose in people’s  lives at any age or stage.   She deeply believes in the resilience of the human spirit and tapping into each person’s unique strengths to be successful in living a life of joy and hope. 

Debra engages in therapeutic partnering with her clients identifying goals defined by them to transform thought patterns, behaviors and choices so that they align with their core beliefs and desires for their lives.  Her clients have ranged in age from young adults, just starting their life journey, to seniors who are active and engaged well into their 90’s.  Debra feels it is a privilege to provide a safe space for her clients to slow down, explore and grow as human beings in a fast paced and ever changing world. 

B.A .  Indiana University,  Bloomington.
L. M. S. W.  Western  Michigan University
Facilitator for Advanced Directives, Making Choices Michigan
Teacher training, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Center for Mindfulness/University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Areas of Interest and Specialty:
>Coping with Dementia/Alzheimer’s for patients and caregivers
>Woman in Transition and Recreation of Self
>End of Life
>Advocacy in directing care and gathering resources within the medical system
>Navigating divorce, Job loss, terminal illness.
>Medical Decision making and creation of Advanced Directives
>Mindfulness practices to address stress, anxiety and depression
>Alternative healthcare modalities in treating depression/anxiety
Ryan Duckworth, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 40

Dr. Duckworth specializes in providing couples counseling and treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He received intensive training in research-based interventions for couples and PTSD during his postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Medical Center in Wyoming, MI. He also has experience working with individuals who struggle to reconcile their spiritual beliefs with their sexual orientation. He works with individuals, couples, adolescents, and families.

It is Dr. Duckworth’s goal to be a genuine and understanding listener that can meet you where you’re at.  He is respectful, empathic, and nonjudgmental towards all people.

Rather than telling a person what they “should” or “should not” do or be, Dr. Duckworth helps clients clarify their own goals and values. He will help you develop a treatment plan that fits into your lifestyle and is congruent with your values and beliefs.  Regardless of what you are struggling with, Ryan will help you develop a practical and effective plan to move you towards your goals.

Assessment Interests:

*  Learning Disabilities
*  Diagnostic clarification/differential diagnosis
*  Mood Disorders
*  Personality Disorders
*  Parenting Fitness Evaluations

Treatment Interests:

*  Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
*  Couples Counseling
*  Family Counseling
*  Christian Counseling
*  Parenting
*  Trauma
*  Grief/loss
*  Adolescent Depression/Anxiety
Jennifer Evans, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 59

Jennifer has been providing individual, marital, and family therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults for the past 16 years; first in the Chicago area and now in the Grand Rapids area since 2005. She has a passion to provide hope and relief for those struggling with difficult life situations. Jennifer enjoys helping others heal from past pain and loss that may still be impacting upon them as an individual, couple, and/or as a family.

B.S. Psychology, Bradley University
M.S.W. University of Illinois at Chicago
School Social Worker

Treatment areas and expertise include:
› Children, adolescent, and adult therapy
› Marital/couple and family therapy
› Depression and anxiety
› Grief and loss
› Post-partum Depression/Anxiety
› Adoption related issues
› Stress reduction
› Addictions/Codependency
› Spiritual Issues
› Sexual, emotional, and physical abuse/domestic violence
› Identity/self-esteem issues

E.G. Frizzell, EdD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 22

Dr. E.G. Frizzell has been in private practice as a fully licensed psychologist since 1978. This therapy focuses on managing emotion and anxiety and its effect on healthy living. He also consults in business and industry specializing in management and leadership evaluation, training and strategic planning.

Graceland College
B.A. Western Michigan University
Ed.D. Counselor Education & Psychology
Western Michigan University

Treatment areas and expertise include:
› Marital therapy
› Individual and group therapy
› Organizational consulting
› Career adjustment
› Management and leadership evaluations

› American Psychological Association
› Michigan Group Psychotherapy Association

Peter Frommeyer, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 68

Pete has assisted children, adolescents and families for the last 19 years.  He spent 18 years as a School Social Worker before transitioning full-time to private practice.  Pete has a wealth of experience in helping kids and families cope with life challenges that arise.  He is skilled at building rapport and assisting others in creating positive personal changes.   His approach to therapy is cognitive behavioral.  Pete is optimistic, down to earth and likes to infuse humor when possible. 

B.A.  Michigan State University
M.A.  Wayne State University

Treatment areas and expertise include:

› Life change issues (grief and loss, divorce)
› Social skills
› Trauma/stress management
› Anxiety/Depression
› Anger management
› Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
› Oppositional Defiant Disorder
› Autism Spectrum Disorder
› Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
› Parenting support
› Marital counseling
Jim Grabow, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 33

Jim has been providing therapy for the past 16 years.   He has a passion for working with children.  He excels at helping families cope with children who may be struggling with anxiety and other family stressors.   Jim is highly effective at  helping families develop functional behavior systems for children and uses a collaborative approach working with the child and family.   Jim received his Master of Social Work degree from Grand Valley State University and currently works as a school social worker in the Grand Rapids area.  Aside from his work as a therapist, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and enjoys time in the outdoors.

Greta Hoekstra, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 81

Greta has worked as a professional therapist for the last 22 years. Prior to joining Psychology Associates, Greta worked as a therapist at Pine Rest Mental Health Services for 17 years. She enjoys working with teens and adults of all ages and considers it a privilege to journey with clients as they encounter life's difficulties. She has been trained in Solution Focused Therapy and concentrates on solutions and client strengths as well as a cognitive, empathetic approach.

B.A. Calvin College
M.S.W. Western Michigan University

Treatment areas and expertise include:
› Anxiety
› Depression
› Eating Disorders
› Grief and Loss
› Spiritual Issues
› Relationship Difficulties

Kim Houck, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 31

Kim has over 27 years of experience in working with a variety of mental health issues.  Kim has experience dealing with  physical, emotional and  sexual trauma, sexual behavior issues, depression, anxiety and emotional control issues.  She uses tools such as Strengths Based approach, Cognitive Behavioral approaches, and Solution Based therapies  to empower clients to face the daily struggles of life with self-assurance.   Kim has a supportive and empathetic approach to therapy and enjoys working with individuals as well as families and groups. Previously, she has worked at Wedgwood Christian Services with adolescents and teens on a variety of issues.

Catherine Kaneti, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 63

Catherine Kaneti has been a fully licensed clinical psychologist since 2000. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis on Health Psychology, from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Catherine is committed to providing a compassionate and nonjudgmental environment for all of her clients. She enjoys assisting adults who are dealing with different life challenges to find his/her own strengths, and develop new and more personally satisfying ways of living.

Areas of interest:
› Heath-related issues
› Adjusting to new life circumstances
› Adjustment to chronic or acute illness
› Women's Health issues
› Negotiating Life Transitions
› Stress Management
› Depression

Heather Menerey, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 80

Heather is a licensed clinical social worker who has experience working with survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence. Heather is comfortable treating adults, adolescents and children in a calm, safe and warm counseling environment. She enjoys supporting people in establishing safety, healthy boundaries and a sense of confidence in their choices and lives.

B.S.W. Calvin College
M.S.W. Western Michigan University

Treatment Interests:
› Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
› Power/Control Dynamics in relationships
› Recovery from sexual assault and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse
› Dissociation
› Depression
› Anxiety
› Relationship issues
› Stress Management
› Play therapy

Noah Menerey, LMSW, CAADC
Clinical Social Worker
(616) 742-1960

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 
Rick Navis, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112, Ext. 19

Serving others is Rick’s passion.  To that end, he has worked successfully in residential, school and home-based settings for over twenty years.  While he enjoys working with adults, he has developed his skills to work with children, adolescents and their parents in coping with and overcoming anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADHD, as well as other psychiatric disorders.

Rick’s treatment philosophy is integrated with his faith and clinical training.  He is a strengths based, solution focused therapist who is grounded in CBT – cognitive behavioral therapy.  How that benefits you is that he will meet you where you are at, build on your strengths and foster areas of growth.  You can partner with him to develop a treatment plan to assist you in your healing process: body, mind, and spirit. 

Betsy Parolini, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 58

Betsy joined Psychology Associates after 20 years of experience working for area non-profit agencies, where she provided treatment to children, teens, adults and families. Because of her experience working with a variety of client issues, Betsy enjoys working with clients of all ages. She also enjoys helping clients identify their strengths, and focusing on how these strengths can be used to create a positive change.

B.A. Social Work, Biola University
M.S.W. University of Michigan
Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor
Family Wellness Instructor

Special Interests:
› Childhood behavioral concerns and parenting education
› Teen challenges and concerns
› Family therapy
› Anxiety and stress management
› Post-traumatic stress and other trauma
› Depression and bi-polar disorders
› Adjustment issues
› Divorce
› Grief and loss
› Life coaching
› Weight-related concerns
› Substance abuse

Bob Ritzema, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 84

Dr. Ritzema has had over thirty years experience as a clinician and educator.  He has worked in inpatient psychiatric facilities and in private practice.  He is a professor of psychology, emeritus and former chairperson of the Psychology Department at Methodist University.  He has worked extensively with individuals, couples, and families.  His emphasis is on holistic care focused on the particular life experiences, resources, and needs of the client.

Read more about Dr. Ritzema and read his writings here:

B.A. Calvin College
Ph.D. Kent State University

Treatment Areas and Expertise:
› Anxiety and Depression
› Mid-Life and Late-Life issues
› Personality Disorders
› Couples Counseling
› Treatment of Servicemen/women and their Families

› American Psychological Association
› National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
› Christian Association for Psychological Studies

Stephanie Thornton, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 60

Stephanie has supported children, teens and families as a school social worker for the past 23 years. She is new to the private practice setting and is excited to expand her work with children and families. She has a passion for working with children and teens in helping them to find their voice in the midst of difficult situations. Stephanie helps clients think more concretely about situations and possible solutions.

B.A. Hope College

M.S.W. University of Michigan

Treatment areas and expertise include:

  • Eating Disorders
  • Identity/Self-esteem Issues
  • Teens and Young Adult Issues
  • Behavioral and School Challenges
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Divorce and Post-Divorce Adjustment
  • Social Skills
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Kristin Vandermolen, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 32

Kristin Vandermolen is licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years working with individuals, couples, and families. Kristin understands that at times life can be extremely challenging and she provides a safe environment to explore, discuss, and cultivate tools for positive change. She has a holistic perspective taking into consideration a person’s physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual well-being. Kristin views counselling as a proactive step and she believes it is a privilege to hear your story and share in your journey.

B.A. Calvin College 1994
M.S.W. Wifrid Laurier University 1999

Areas of interest include:
* Relationship challenges
* fair recovery
* Communication
* Depression
* Anxiety
* Anger
* Loss and grief
* Stress management
* Couples counseling
Bill Van Dyke, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 14

After working as a staff psychologist for eight years at Pine Rest Christian Hospital Dr. Van Dyke entered private practice with Psychology Associates in 1980. During these 28 years he has enjoyed working with many individuals, couples, families and organizations. He has been described as a therapist who 'connects' readily with people and who offers a 'non-threatening presence'. This encourages clients to accomplish their goals and contributes to their becoming healthier, steadier and happier.

Ph.D. University of Iowa

Treatment areas and expertise include:
› Counseling and evaluation of adults and adolescents
› Marriage and family problems
› Stress, anxiety and depression
› Conflict resolution
› EMDR (eye movement, desensitization and reprocessing)
› Post traumatic stress
› Career counseling
› Organization and industrial consultation

› American Psychological Association
› Michigan Psychological Association
› National Health Registry
› Midwest Center for Stress & Anxiety

Affiliated Professionals

R. Craig Koch MSW, DCSW
Licensed Masters Social Worker
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 29

Craig Koch has over thirty years working with individuals, couples, and families. He is experienced in treating adults and adolescents. Craig attempts to view each individual as a unique opportunity to facilitate the change they need to form a more productive life.

B.S. Grand Valley State University
M.S.W. Western Michigan University
A.C.S.W. Academy of Certified Social Workers
L.M.S.W. Licensed Master Social Worker

Treatment areas and expertise include:
› Depression and anxiety
› Trauma and stress
› Eating disorders
› Phase of life issues
› Personal growth
› Grief and loss issues
› Parenting issues
› Family and couples communication issues
› Relationship building

› National Association of Social Workers
› Academy of Certified Social Workers

Mark Hinshaw MD
(616) 957-9112 Ext. 39

A full-time faculty member of the MSU Department of Psychiatry for 18 years, Dr. Hinshaw came to Grand Rapids in 1972. He developed the medical student clerkship in psychiatry, helped to establish MSU residency programs in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry and was the Assistant Chair of the Department of Psychiatry for the Grand Rapids campus. Dr. Hinshaw also established and directed Psychiatric Consultation Services, an innovative interdisciplinary mental health team of 30 professionals that served as a model teaching practice for medical students and residents from 1976 to 1998. He has served as an examiner and senior examiner on psychiatric board exams throughout the country. Having been selected by his peers as a “Best Doctor” since the recognition began in 1996, Dr. Hinshaw has been in the private practice of adult, child and adolescent and forensic psychiatry at Psychology Associates since 1998.

Special Interests:
› Anxiety Disorders
› Depression and Mood Disorders
› Attention Deficit Disorders
› Autistic Spectrum Disorders
› Independent Psychiatric Examinations
› Civil Litigation

› Board Certified in Adult and Child Adolescent Psychiatry
› Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
› Life Fellow, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry