Jim Vander May, LMSW

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Jim Vander May, LMSW

Jim Vander May, LMSW

Jim is a Licensed Social Worker with over 45 years of experience in the mental health field. He received a BA from Calvin College, an MA degree from Michigan State University, and an MSW from Western Michigan University.

Jim has additional training in several areas: psychodrama, EMDR and Emotional Freedom Techniques. He is semi-retired and works part-time at the Pine Rest SW Clinic. Jim facilitates the Family Connection, a support group at the SW Clinic that offers help to families who are stressed by the behaviors of family members who have a significant mental illness.


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping with Medical Conditions
  • Couple / Marital Relationship Issues
  • Family, Parent, and Child Issues
  • Mood Disorders (Depression / Bipolar Disorder)
  • Older Adults / Senior Care

Patient Ages

  • Adult
  • Older Adult


Blog posts written by Jim Vander May, LMSW

Mental Illness Affects the Whole Family

Posted on: Jan 09, 2017