Licensed Professional Counselor

Bryce Wade

I am passionate about supporting those within the LGBTQIA+ population.
Bryce Wade

A Word from Bryce:

I’ve wanted to help people in some way since I was very young. I was unsure of what form that would take until I began taking counseling courses and realized how much I thoroughly enjoyed helping empower people to be who they are and gain more of a sense of control in their lives.

Over my career, I have largely worked with adolescents, but have been lucky enough to work with a variety of clients. I’ve gotten to see the wonderfully diverse, motivated and strong people in my community and seen positive changes and growth occur over time. Youth I worked with becoming successful, ambitious adults. Those struggling with anxiety taking back control of their lives. Victims of trauma work to confront and process their past and lessen the hold their past has on them. 

Of particular interest to me are those in underserved communities, such as the LGBTQ+ community, those of racially diverse backgrounds and those struggling with economic hardships. It is my hope to be able to reach out to those, as well as any others who wish to work through any personal struggles, no matter how seemingly small they may be. 

An unfortunate fact of life is that nearly all of us have experienced some form of trauma. There are varying degrees of trauma, but the events can impact us in many different ways. To that end, I also have worked hard to learn and utilize therapeutic skills to assist clients with recovering from and processing the intrusive symptoms often associated with traumatic experiences, working to help my clients return to a higher level of functioning and a better quality of life. “

Education & Trainings

Bryce is a Licensed Professional Counselor and graduated from Western Michigan University. Bryce is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). In addition, Bryce incorporates elements of existential theory, person-centered approach and Motivational Interviewing into his practice.

Specialties

Bryce has a long history of supporting those in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as those with diverse cultural backgrounds. Bryce is also well versed in working with anxiety, trauma, depression and substance use. Bryce also has experience working with adolescents, addressing issues such as anxiety, trauma, behavioral concerns and emotional regulation difficulties.

Pronouns Used

He/him/his

Fun Fact

“I have jumped out of a plane before and am crazy enough that I’m considering doing it again.”

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Ashley Carter Youngblood
Owner

Ashley Carter Youngblood

Ashley's focus is on "empowering women to discover their voice and heal their relationships." She specializes in a holistic approach to counseling worrying women & Highly Sensitive People/Empaths and has a special interest in the connection between nutrition and mental health.
Jazmin Guy-Wallace
Virtual therapist

Jazmin Guy-Wallace

Jazmin has extensive history of supporting those with substance abuse and addictions and has a special interest in supporting families and women who are pre- and post-partum. She also has experience with depression/anxiety, trauma, abuse, loss/grief, and cultural sensitivity.
Bryce Wade
Licensed Professional Counselor

Bryce Wade

Bryce has much experience supporting those in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as those with diverse cultural backgrounds. He also has experience working with adolescents, addressing issues such as anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, behavioral concerns, and emotional regulation difficulties.
Shacara Burrel
Virtual therapist

Shacara Burrel

Shacara's specialties include counseling for depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, grief and loss, transitions, cognitive restructuring, parenting, early childhood development, self-image, and self-worth. Shacara also sees clients of any age, offering both child counseling and counseling for teenagers.
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