Gina Start, LMSW

Practicing in Grandville

Gina Start, LMSW

Gina Start is a Licensed Masters Level Clinical Social Worker. She works with children as young as 5, adults, and the geriatric population. She has worked both in home and in an outpatient setting. Gina obtained both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Grand Valley State University. Gina has been practicing social work since 2000. She has walked along many individuals as they struggle with anxiety, depression, grief of loved ones, dealing with unexpected losses, marriage issues, child issues, and individuals who are struggling with Chronic Pain.

I am prepared to help clients engage and address the challenges they face, in a safe therapeutic atmosphere, to return to a balanced and joyful lifestyle. My style is empathic and compassionate. My approach to therapy is eclectic, drawing from a variety of treatment models including Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Strength’s Based as well as several others, depending on the complexity of the issue.


  • Anger
  • Anxiety / Depression
  • Behavioral concerns in children
  • Childhood trauma
  • Chronic pain/Depression/Anxiety/Grief
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Grief and Loss
  • Parenting Support
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management / Coping
  • Trauma / PTSD

Contact Gina Start

Call GR Therapy Group at (616) 591-9000, or send a message.