Credentials

WHOLE LIFE COUNSELING, LLC is a group of independent practitioners:

Judith White

Western Michigan University: Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology
Specialization in Clinical Mental Health

  • Illinois State University: Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, and Learning Disorders
  • Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Michigan Limited Licensed Psychologist (Supervised by Dr. Timothy Howard)
  • Nationally Certified Counselor
  • Certified Wholistic Health Counselor
  • Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
  • Specializing in treatment of relationships, anxiety, depression, dreamwork
  • Trained in Level One Gottman Couples Therapies
  • Trained in Level One Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Various wholistic health presentations and groups/ workshops
  • University of Michigan School of Social Work Sexual Health Certificate Program,

    2012-13  training in Sex Therapy. Kalamazoo’s first AASECT Certified Sex Therapist.

Janette Schoenherr

Western Michigan University: Master’s Degree in Counseling

  • Illinois State University: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with minor in Early Childhood Special Education
  • Western Michigan University: Endorsement in Early Childhood Education
  • Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Nationally Certified Counselor
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor
  • Completed Levels 1 and 2 of Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Completed Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START)
  • Trained in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Masters in Counseling Program Supervisor for Spring Arbor University

Phyllis Senesi

Western Michigan University: Master’s Degree in Social Work

  • Goshen College; Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
  • Michigan licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Michigan licensed Clinical and Macro Social Work
  • Family and Individual Therapist for over twenty years
  • Youth Transitional Living Program Director, with 10 years of program management working with at risk young people
  • Training in use of Trauma Model
  • Areas of expertise include family and couples relationship issues traumatic life experiences, depression, anxiety, and navigating life stages
  • Extensive experience providing case management and therapy to youth aging out of foster care and unaccompanied and homeless youth
  • Communications and Personality Styles Workshops and Retreat Consultant
  • Experience in group and church conflict meditation and resolution
  • Studied internationally in Japan and Canada

Rachel Johnson

Spring Arbor University: Master’s Degree in Counseling

  • Trine University: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice
  • Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Michigan Licensed Infant Mental Health Specialist
  • Specializing in Infant Mental Health: Bonding, Attachment, Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Development
  • Anxiety and Depression in children and adults, and family therapy
  • Trained in Play Therapy
  • Trained in Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Trained in Family Therapy: Brief Strategic Family Therapy and Structural Family Therapy
  • Trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Extensive experience providing case management and therapy to children in foster care
  • Expertise with college-aged populations