We believe in the power of play

We provide play therapy and play therapy training. The Center is committed to encouraging children and playfully resolving family problems with respect and a sense of humor.

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Meet Dr. Watson, our certified Therapy Dog

I’m Dr. Watson and I love play therapy. My job is to make kids feel at ease in the play therapy office and the play room

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Who are we?

Here at the Center for Change and Growth we believe in the power of play. We provide play therapy and play therapy training. The Center is committed to encouraging children and playfully resolving family problems with respect and a sense of humor. A wide range of counseling and psychological services are offered to assist children and families with a variety of concerns.

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Meet our team

Dr. Susan M. Carter

Dr. Susan has been a practicing psychologist for more than 19 years. In 1997, she founded the Center for Change and Growth in Southwest Michigan. Since opening her practice she has focused on children and their families.

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Tammy Daly

Tammy Daly is our business office coordinator. She has been the smile on the phone at C4CG for over five years and is available to answer your questions about scheduling or billing.

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Debra Sarno, MA LPC

Deb's years of experience in school counseling are now being put to excellent use with the individuals and families in our center.

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Dr. Watson

Dr. Watson is a Certified Canine Good Citizen, who has been with us in the play room for 8 years. He is a Golden Retriever-Lab breed, a big boy, specifically selected for his good nature, his kind and loving presence, and his playfulness.

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Dr Watson says, “It’s elementary...”

Just once in a blue moon…

What an awesome start to August – did you see the Blue moon? Did you make a wish? (I don’t know if that works but I like wishes and make them whenever I can.) My wish was for all of …

Summertime and living is easy…

I love love LOVE summer, almost as much as winter.  I love waking up hearing the birds outside, having it be light early in the day, taking long walks, and swimming in the lake.  Then I get a nap…I love …

News & events

New at CCG starting in January…

11 December 2015

Beginning in January, CCG will welcome Marjorie Belcher, OTR/L who will be offering occupational therapy for children and families. We are so excited to have Marge as an addition to our team, another way that CCG is striving to make …

CCG selected as one of the top psychology offices in Kalamazoo!

24 October 2015

Opencare.com has selected CCG as one of the top 20 psychological practices of Kalamazoo for 2015, and one of the few that is specifically focused on helping children and their families. Congratulations to Center for Change and Growth PLC on …