Jacob Nienhuis, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

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Jacob Nienhuis, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

Jacob Nienhuis, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Nienhuis is a licensed psychologist who received his doctorate from the University of Louisville. Prior to Pine Rest he served as a staff psychologist at Eastern Michigan University Counseling and Psychological Services. Jake completed his APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Grand Valley State University and a post-doctoral residency at Appalachian State University. He enjoys working with adults experiencing changes and life transitions. His interests include working with veterans and trauma survivors, depression, anxiety, transitional concerns, relationships, identity development, and the exploring the purpose/use of emotions.

Therapy is about creating a supportive environment to explore one’s self and personal concerns. Jake’s approach to therapy is based on understanding the relationship between what we think and feel, and how this affects our relationships with others.



  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Panic Attacks/Panic Disorder
  • PTSD/Trauma/Abuse
  • Spiritual/Religious Issues

Patient Ages

  • Adult