Referral – First Responders

Looking for Highly Specialized Wellness Resources for Police, Firefighters, EMS and Other First Responders?

Private and Local:

First Responder Experienced, Licensed Behavioral Health Professional serving West Michigan for nearly 20 years.  Private, secure and relaxed setting on 4 acre, wooded grounds conveniently located near US 131 and M6. 


Cross trained and extensively experienced in emergency services and operations. Specialize in assisting law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and other first responders with post-incident response.  Optimize performance by assisting personnel with management of stress, depression, substance use, couples conflict and other issues that have potential to impact job.


Provide Psychological First Aid and Incident Recovery training for public safety officers and first responders including law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, EMTs , emergency department staff and others.


Accepting insurance coverage from an ever-growing number of insurance panels including Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Blue Care Network, Magellan, ASR, Beacon, ValueOptions, Optum and others.

First Responders May Request Assistance by Calling


First Responders who contact us for service will receive private and confidential services in accordance with HIPAA and clinical practice standards.  No information of any kind, including whether or not an individual has contacted us for service, will be shared with their organization or agency without the expressed written consent of the client.   

A Message from Amplified Life's Director,
Lyle Labardee, MS, LPC, BCC

Thank you for looking to us as a trusted provider of behavioral health and wellness services and resources for first responders including law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs.  We are uniquely cross-trained in public safety, emergency services and psychological wellness.  We understand the extremely sensitive and confidential nature of these services and look forward to helping you and your team maintain peak readiness to perform the critically important work you do. 

We look forward to serving you,

Lyle Labardee, MS, LPC, BCC

Owner and Director of Amplified Life
Specializing in Serving Public Safety Officers and Other Professionals 

Founder and former CEO of Crisis Care Network
Leading Nationwide Provider  of On-Site Response to Workplace Trauma

Former Emergency Medical Technician and Firefighter
Dayton Fire Department / Advanced Life Support Medic 15

Free Mental Health and Wellness Pamphlets For Referrers

We provide our referrers with professional, peer-reviewed, psycho-educational pamphlets for patients. This mental health and wellness content is currently in use by nationwide health insurers including OptumHealth and UnitedHealthcare, as well as universities and federal agencies such as the FBI’s internal employee assistance program.

Our pamphlets have been specially developed and designed to attract, engage and motivate.

  • Color-coded nature themes provide a calming look and feel
  • Written in plain english – easily understandable
  • Motivational psychology – powerful questions prompt the reader to take next steps to better health.

Let us know which pamphlet titles we can provide to you.