Referral – Military

Need to Assist Military Personnel with Access to Counseling Services?

Local and Private:

Licensed Behavioral Health Therapists and Coaches serving Byron Center and West Michigan for nearly 20 years. Private, secure and relaxed setting on wooded, 4 acre grounds conveniently located to US 131 and M6.


Licensed, trained and experienced in serving military personnel. STAR Behavioral Health Provider – Qualified. Specializing in military related issues including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, substance use, anger management and couples conflicts, etc.

Military Training:

STAR Behavioral Health Provider-qualified.  We bring military-base oriented behavioral health training, and experience in the use of evidence-based treatment for PTSD, substance use and other issues impacting military personnel.


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.

Military Personnel May Request Assistance by Calling


Military personnel 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 personnel has contacted us for service, will be shared with others 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 for military personnel.  As a STAR Behavioral Health Provider we are confident in our ability to meet the specialized needs of military personnel, and we count it a privilege to serve the men and women of our Armed Forces.

We look forward to being of assistance,

Lyle Labardee, MS, LPC, BCC
STAR Behavioral Health Provider
Owner and Director

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.