CALL 800-453-7733 or EMAIL SUPPORT@AMPLIFE.US for ASSISTANCE.

Our Owners

Lyle Labardee

Chief Executive Officer

Lyle brings 25+ years of experience developing and delivering innovative behavioral health resources and solutions to EAPs, employers and organizations throughout the US.

Email: lyle@amplife.us

Susan Labardee

Director of Operations

Susan brings 20+ years of experience including organizational leadership, direct services and operations support to nationwide behavioral health and wellness services.

Email: susan@amplife.us


Our Leadership Team

Dean Ferris

Healhcare Business Advisor

Dean brings 15 years of CEO-level, healthcare executive experience, and provides Amplified Life with strategic guidance and leadership in healthcare business and product development.

Hannah Moore

Executive Assistant

Hannah brings expertise in health care administration. In addition to supervising Amplified Life's Care Team, she also serves Amplified Life as a bilingual, Limited License Professional Counselor (LLPC).

Allyse Host

Clinical Director

Allyse brings 9 years of clinical experience to her role as Clinical Director. A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Allyse, supports Amplifed Life's therapists and the application of best practices.

Amanda Maher

Employee Assistance Manager

Amanda brings 15 years of clinical, LMSW / CEAP experience serving national-level EAP accounts, and supports the delivery of Amplified Life's services to EAPs and Employers.


Our Care Team

Lauren Graven

Care Coordinator

Lauren answers the phone and helps our individual and corporate clients access services.

Email: lauren@amplife.us
Phone: 616-499-4711

Emily Bronson

Care Coordinator

Emily answers the phone and helps our individual and corporate clients access services.

Email: emilyb@amplife.us
Phone: 616-499-4711

Brooklyn Bruin

Care Coordinator

Brooklyn answwers the phone and helps our individual and corporate clients access services.

Email: brooklynb@amplife.us
Phone: 616-499-4711


Our Therapists


Our Digital Health Writers

Nicole Papaioannou, PhD

Instructional Designer & Digital Health Writer

Nicole Papaioannou Lugara is an instructional design consultant and founder of both Your Instructional Designer and its learning network, the Upskill Experience. She has her PhD in English from St. John's University, where she focused her research on student engagement, transfer of learning, and writing across contexts.


Renae Brumbaugh, MFA

Digital Health Health Writer - Wellbeing & WorkLife Issues

Renae Green, MFA, is an ECPA bestselling author and award-winning journalist. She teaches English at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, where she lives with her handsome, country-boy husband, two dogs, a bunch of chickens and a duck. Her four grown children live nearby, and she anxiously awaits grandchildren so she can spoil them and send them home. 


Jessica Ball, MS, RD

Digital Health Writer - Wellbeing & Nutrition

Jessica Ball is a Registered Dietitian and nutrition professional specializing in communications, editing, recipe development and sustainable food systems. She is a graduate of MSU and the UnIversity of Vermont, and she also serves as Assistant Digital Editor of Nutrition for EatingWell Media Group.