Nancy Starin—Person Centered and Youth Counseling—Hastings, MI

"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases from being shared." - Buddha


Do you feel that “what else can go wrong” feeling?  Bracing yourself for the next thing that might consume your time and energy. We can’t always control what life throws our way, but we can start to feel better about navigating those difficulties with the right tools, in order to feel more confident and capable. With a person-centered approach, you can feel safe talking to me about your struggle, so I can walk alongside you, so you can start to move towards a more hopeful future.

More connected

My mission is to help you foster a stronger, healthier connection with yourself in order to feel more confident and hopeful about what you can do with this life you have been given. I work with people of all ages, with a variety of needs and circumstances, whether you are suffering from anxiety, depression, or are not sure what is conflicting you.  I provide a safe space for you to process all of those thoughts and feelings.

Turn right or left?

Where is the instruction manual for this thing called life? Even with a wealth of knowledge and experience, life can be very tough. Sometimes it’s a struggle because someone we love is hurting, or we are hurting because something happened, or we just feel sad, afraid, or stuck. It can feel pretty hopeless trying to figure it all out on our own. The story doesn’t have to end there; hope can often be found even in the darkest of places.