History and Mission

Founded in 2012 by Lyle and Susan Labardee, Amplified Life Counseling & Coaching reduces suffering and enhances wellbeing. 

Located in a historic home on 4 acres of woods, meadows and walking trails, Amplified Life provides clients with a uniquley restful, relaxing and holistic counseling experience.

We're dedicated to delivering excellence in clinical counseling and wellbeing coaching to people of all ages, beliefs, backgrounds, cultures, ethnicities and walks of life. Founded on Christian principles, Amplified Life seeks to demonstrate Golden Rule principles and Best Practices in all we do.



Our Leadership Team

Dean Ferris

Healhcare Business Advisor

Dean brings 15 years of CEO-level, healthcare executive experience, and provides Amplified Life with strategic guidance and leadership in healthcare business and product development.

Amy Kallman

Care Team Supervisor

Amy brings years of experience serving as a clinincal practice administrator. She supervises and supports Amplifed Life's Care Team, and ensures all clients receive prompt, personal and efficient service.

Sabreen Polavin

Clinical Director

Sabreen brings 9 years of clinical experience to her role as Clinical Director. A Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) and EMDR qualified therapist, Sabreen supports Amplifed Life's therapists and ensures best practices.

Sarah Sheppard

Creative Director & Project Manager

Sarah brings 10 years of experience in graphic design, marketing communications and photography. She excels at bringing other creatives together and coordinating efforts.

Lyle Labardee

Owner | Counselor

Lyle brings 25+ years of experience developing and delivering innovative behavioral health resources and solutions to EAPs, employers and organizations throughout the US.

Susan Labardee

Owner | Wellbeing Coach

Susan brings 20+ years of experience including organizational leadership, direct services and operations support to nationwide behavioral health and wellness services.


Our Care Team

Emily Bronson

Care Coordinator

Emily answers the phone and helps our individual and corporate clients access services.

Email: emilyb@amplife.us
Phone: 616-499-4711

Brooklyn Boyum

Care Coordinator

Brooklyn answers the phone and helps our individual and corporate clients access services.

Email: brooklyn@amplife.us
Phone: 616-499-4711


Our Therapists