Rachel Sullivan MA, LPC, NCC
M.A. in Counseling and M.A. in Educational Ministry
National Certified Counselor
Founder & Director, Sacred Life Counseling PLLC
Rachel Sullivan grew up in Iowa and graduated from Northwestern College in Orange City, IA with a dual degree in Psychology and Exercise Science. She went on to pursue a positition in youth ministry in Shelby Township, MI after graduation. In 1998 she completed a master's degree in educational ministry from Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids. Throughout her ministry she developed a passion for working with adolescents and especially enjoyed one-on-one counseling. It was because of this passion that she decided to earn another master's degree from Oakland University in counseling. Rachel has been married to Matt since 1995. They have three sons and one daughter who are active in soccer, karate, tennis, track and music lessons.
Rachel primarily counsels individuals from a client-centered and existentialist perspective. She believes relationship is very significant to the counseling process and works hard to make her clients feel cared for and valued. It is her hope that she guide her clients toward finding meaning in their lives.
Rachel is a Christian and believes that mind, body and spirit are all connected in the healing process. While she doesn't promote herself as a Christian counselor exclusively, spiritual discussions are welcomed in sessions when clients wish to share that aspect of their lives.
Jill Scott MA
M.A. in Special Education and endorsements in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Cognitive Impairment
Special Education Consultant, Sacred Life Counseling PLLC
Jill Scott grew up in Rochester Hills, Michigan and graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI with a Bachelors of Science degree in education with a focus on cognitive impairment disabilities. She went on to teach K-5 in a resource room and is currently teaching at the high school level servicing students with cognitive impairment, learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. In 2012 she completed her master's degree in Special Education from Oakland University. In addition, she continued her studies in Training and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACCH) which is a special education program developed by Eric Schopler, PhD and his colleagues at the University of North Carolina. Jill is married to Brian and they have four children that keep them very busy with lacrosse games, swim meets and college visits.
Jill primarily assists families with creating a unique and individual plan to decrease problem behavior while also increasing the communication and social skills of the client.
The spiritual inspiration that you have instilled in young people is a great testimony to your faith."
Thank you for being such a great positive role model for youth. I know many lives have been touched because of your teaching and influence.