Jordie Vander Wal, LMSW, CAADC

Practicing in Holland

Jordie Vander Wal

Life is difficult, there is no doubt about that. Many times, we all need help navigating through the many unforeseen challenges and circumstances life throws at us. Therapy is a transformative journey where you are heard, understood, and empowered. It’s a safe space where you explore, grow, and heal at your own pace.

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”
– Psychoanalyst Carl Jung

My focus is on helping individuals identify and overcome unconscious core beliefs that continue to foster maladaptive behavior patterns. Furthermore, it is my goal to help you identify and find a sense of meaning and purpose in life. Identifying your true purpose leads to greater satisfaction and life fulfillment. A clear sense of purpose can increase engagement in activities, relationships, and work, leading to higher productivity and commitment. Together, I will help you break barriers, untangle thoughts, and build resilience. Healing isn’t just about surviving, it’s about thriving.

Jordie Vander Wal is a licensed master’s level clinical social worker who works with adults of all ages and backgrounds. Jordie received his bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University, majoring in psychology, and later completed his Master of Social Work at Western Michigan University. Jordie has been practicing clinical social work since 2015. Most of his clinical experience involves working in outpatient and inpatient residential treatment with individuals experiencing addiction and co-occurring mental health issues, including mood disorders, trauma, and codependency.

Jordie uses a trauma-informed and person-centered approach. Jordie also specializes in addiction and substance abuse, utilizing components of cognitive behavioral therapy, logotherapy, and motivational interviewing. Jordie believes that identifying your true purpose and finding meaning in life leads to emotional stability, mental clarity, and life fulfillment.

If you are looking for guidance and support, especially with navigating life’s challenges, I look forward to helping you invest in yourself, embrace change, and unlock your full potential.

Areas of Practice

  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem/Self-Worth
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Codependency
  • Grief/Loss
  • Career Development
  • Men’s Issues

Contact Jordie Vander Wal

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