North Kent Guidance Services in Grand Rapids, MI

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(4.7 of 5)
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5250 Northland Drive NE
Grand Rapids MI 49525

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North Kent Guidance Services has locations in Grand Rapids and Greenville, Mich. The facilities provide mental and behavioral outpatient counseling services and evaluations to adults, children, and their families.


An individual's first session determines the course of treatment. Clients may utilize any combination of one-on-one and group therapy as well as family and couples counseling. In addition to therapy services, diagnostic and forensic evaluations such as substance abuse and gerontology assessments, to name just a few, are available.

The Children and Family Center offers counseling that addresses issues of grief, trauma, divorce, self-harm, eating disorders, anger management, and communication skills, to name a few. Treatment options such has dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and play therapy may also be utilized.

The facility also has an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Center that offers similar treatment with a focus on issues relating to sexuality and gender diversity. The program connects clients to community programs and groups tailored for LGBT youth and adults.


Treatment is administered by psychologists and certified social workers.


Though former clients have yet to provide with feedback for North Kent Guidance Services, reviewers reporting to secondary sources at the time of this writing gave positive ratings. On Google, there are three positive reviews: two five-star ratings and one four-star rating, for a total of 4.3 overall stars. Representative reviewer Sandy wrote: "Organized, very well ran mental health care facility."[1]

Additionally on, the single reviewer, Marianne, gave five out of five stars and added: "I absolutely loved my therapist. Kind, considerate and caring all the way!!"[2]


A single affiliated loved one has provided feedback to at the time of the writing. The reviewer gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and living conditions, and four stars for most other aspects rated, other than holistic treatment, which received only three stars. The reviewer wrote: "Very professional, friendly and helpful staff."


According to the facility's website, insurance is accepted but further details are limited. It does mention that individuals will be informed of out-of-pocket costs prior to the first session.


Published on January 2018

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