Laurie Ann Palmer, MA, TLLP

Owner/Manager, Therapist

Laurie specializes in marriage counseling, anxiety, depression, grief, and anger issues. She received a Masters Degree in Counseling/Psychology from Moody Theological Seminary and opened Hopeful Hearts in 2019 to serve the Downriver area. Laurie uses evidence-based therapies and Biblical concepts to help people break free of negative behavioral patterns and find clarity, healing and hope.

Nichole J. Otter, MA, LLPC


Nichole earned her Masters Degree in Counseling from Eastern Michigan University. She has worked in the school system for over 20 years with adolescents facing behavioral and emotional challenges. She specializes in pre-teens to adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief, anger and relationship issues. Nichole is a Christian Counselor and also uses evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral, EFIT, Psychodynamic and Mindfulness.