Referral – Schools

Need to Assist a Student or Parent with Access to Counseling Services?


Licensed Behavioral Health Therapists and Coaches experienced providing support to students, parents and teachers; serving Byron Center and West Michigan for nearly 20 years.


Experienced in coordinating services with teachers and school counselors, and assisting students with a number of behavioral issues impacting outcomes relative to IEPs, attendance, grades and relationships.


School-based crisis response training, consultation and response available.  We provide training and response to school administrators, teachers and staff involved in school-related critical incidents such as student death or building-based disaster.


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.

Assistance May be Requested by Calling


Students and parents 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 the school 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 school-related behavioral health and wellness services and resources. We’re well prepared and experienced in working with students, parents and teachers.   

We look forward to serving you,

Lyle Labardee, MS, LPC, BCC
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.