Amy L. Ver Wey, MA

Amy practices an active and interpersonal approach to therapy, incorporating mindfulness, popular culture, art, music and technological aspects to modify her treatment on an individualized basis to best meet the needs of her clients. She meets people where they are in their journey and helps guide them forward. Amy strives to create a genuinely warm therapeutic environment based upon empathy, resiliency and a relatable atmosphere to help normalize mental health services. Amy practices a gender affirmative therapeutic approach and specializes in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community, with full membership in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and working towards becoming a WPATH Certified Provider.

 

Amy has experience and training in psychological testing, with assessments helping to create a better understanding of behaviors and mental health concerns. Amy focuses on conducting detailed assessments, with behavioral observations, examination of the client’s history and test results to help provide a clear diagnostic understanding and treatment recommendations.

 

Amy earned her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in 2012 from Grand Valley State University with a focus on psychology and earned her Master of Arts (MA) in 2014 in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. She specializes in working with children, teenagers and young adults treating anxiety, depression, frustration tolerance, ADHD and behavioral issues. She is also proficient in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has experience working with child victims of suspected sexual assault and trauma. Amy is also currently a member of the Association for Play Therapy and working towards becoming a Registered Play Therapist.

Accepted insurance plans: BCBS, BCN, Cofinity, Aetna, ASR, Magellan, Meridian, McLaren, Out-of-Network, Private Pay

To schedule an appointment with Amy, please call her at 616-259-7207.

1000 Monroe Avenue NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49509​

River City Psychological Services

Tel: 616.259.7207

Fax: 616.259.7261

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