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"Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, 

the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects."- Dalai Lama

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About You

Doing one thing to take care of yourself today, sets you up for a healthier and promising tomorrow.  Just by clicking to my site today, you've dropped a pebble into the water representing your own self care.  

If you are interested in maximizing the growth and potential of the ripples that follow and changing your experience of life for the better, then I would like to help you with that challenging and rewarding endeavor.  

Michigan residents looking for online-email counseling: see description and pricing

Residents of the world looking for Self Love coaching: see description, intro video, and find pricing

About Me

Hello!  My name is Amanda and I am the country girl, wife, mom, equestrian, and professional counselor behind Ripples of Hope Counseling LLC.


It would be my pleasure to provide attainable, affordable, helpful, and hope instilling guidance to you via online counseling.  Whether you find yourself at a fork in the road, or you feel like the road has collapsed beneath your feet, I am here to help using evidence based methods tailored to fit you as an individual.    

owner/counselor Amanda and her horse

Experience Treating: Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Pain, Relationship Stress and more


A little anxiousness, sometimes, is healthy.  That's our body's instincts keeping us alive!  

However, anxiety can be persistent enough to make you doubt yourself, feel like it's holding you back, or even feel crippling at times.  

I'm no stranger to the effects.  I also want you to know that ...


I have additional training and experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) methods and strategies to improve the amount and quality of sleep that you achieve in a night.  Sleep concerns often come with dual disorder symptoms like depression or anxiety.  Sleep is vitally important for mental health. ...


Feeling under the weather, down in the dumps, stuck in a rut?  Have you lost interest in doing things that used to bring you joy?  These are all signs of possible depressed mood and depression. 


Depression is an associated chemical and energetic imbalance in the brain and body that causes us to react with survival instincts.  This can often look like ...

Chronic Pain

As autonomous human beings we are naturally attracted towards control.  Generally, the more control of our environment, emotions, and sensations we have, the more satisfied we are.  Chronic pain is a constant reminder and an extreme case of limited control.  This can lead to anger, sadness, and dissatisfaction affecting our overall mood. ...


Family, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, all of the communication and interaction with these different people takes a lot of effort! 


There’s self awareness and social awareness, verbals and non-verbals, and many choices that go into engaging in these relationships and making them healthy and effective.  Not to mention ...


That's a big fancy word to say that not all concerns are appropriate to be treated either via online-email counseling or by Amanda as an individual counselor.  

Couples, children, and immediately life threatening symptoms are a few presenting concerns that are limited by online counseling.  Click below to learn more and to see resources for these concerns.  

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