Psychiatry Residency & Fellowships

Offering an immersive learning environment, with more clinical exposure, more hands-on experience and greater involvement with patients, including residential, inpatient and outpatient care.

Psychiatry Residency


No program offers the continuum of care and access to patients that Pine Rest does. Our doctors hold decades of teaching experience and are not only great practitioners, but great educators as well.


Director’s Welcome

Welcome to the Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services Psychiatry Residency Program located in beautiful Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the state of Michigan. We are looking for talented applicants.  Read More

Child & Adolescent Fellowship

Kelly Blankenship, DONo program offers the continuum of care and access to child and adolescent patients that Pine Rest does. Our physician faculty provides enthusiastic, expert and experienced supervision.


Director’s Welcome

Welcome to Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services/ Michigan State University Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program, a comprehensive training experience located in beautiful Grand Rapids, Michigan. Our program seeks to nurture residents dedicated to providing intelligent, compassionate and best-in-class care to their young patients.  Read More

Our outstanding 200-acre campus sits in beautiful, vibrant and family-friendly Grand Rapids and West Michigan…offering a welcoming environment for families, singles and couples. Plentiful parks, museums, music, club scene and Lake Michigan beaches are just a short drive away!

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  • Finding Support on Your Grief Journey

    Everyone grieves differently. Your grief depends on many factors, including your personality and coping style, your life experience, your previous experience with grief and loss, your faith practices, the nature of the loss and how you view it. The grief...
  • Education & Awareness Can Stem the Tide of Suicide

    Did you know that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, claiming over 42,000 lives each year? (2014, Center for Disease Control.) No one is immune The statistics are alarming in the young, middle aged and...
  • Parenting: Do you need a new approach to defiance?

    Fed up with yelling? Feel like you're constantly scolding their defiant behavior? Is your home a battlefield? From the first time we see our children and they see us, there is an interchange of energy that will shape our lives...

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  • Mon Sep 26th 2016 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Leep Art Gallery Presents: "Creation, Cross, People and Places: Scenes in Oil and Oil Pastel" by Barbara Bjelland

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    A new exhibit titled, “Creation, Cross, People and Places: Scenes in Oil and Oil Pastel,” by local artist Barbara Bjelland opens at the Leep Art Gallery at Pine Rest's Postma Center.
  • Mon Sep 26th 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Adult Healthy Living Group (Campus Clinic)

    Pine Rest Campus Clinic, Grand Rapids MI

    Held weekly on Wednesdays, the Healthy Living Group is a program offered through Pine Rest designed to meet the needs of individuals who are struggling with depression, anxiety, or mood regulation problems.
  • Mon Sep 26th 2016 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
    Family Connections

    Family Connection Support Group

    Pine Rest Southwest Clinic, Grandville MI

    The Family Connection is a bi-monthly support group for spouses, parents, siblings and other caregivers who are seeking support to more effectively deal with stresses created by the symptoms/behaviors of family members who are diagnosed with a mental illness. Dealing with a family member who has symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and more can be a significant stressor for other members or caregivers in the family.

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