Wellspring is led by a husband-wife team who share a vision for helping individuals and their families experience full and healthy lives. Here, an integrated approach means bringing our respective skills together in real time to effectively treat the whole person.

Curtis Buchheit, MD


Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Curtis is a board-certified internist and a pediatrician who has practiced medicine since 1994. He completed his undergraduate work in mathematics at Ohio State University and earned his M.D. at the University of Cincinnati.

He completed an internal medicine and pediatric residency at UT–Memphis, a program that offers training in a variety of settings, including St. Jude Children’s Hospital – an experience that greatly influenced his perspective on both medicine and faith. His practice career has been diverse, with experiences in outpatient, inpatient, occupational and in-home care settings. He is a husband and a father, a volunteer at Connections Community Church in Schoolcraft, and enjoys teaching, reading, music, golf, and fantasy sports.

Danielle Buchheit, MA, LPC


Behavioral Health Consultant

Danielle is a licensed professional counselor who has practiced since 2014. After 15 years in nonprofit marketing and advertising design, she felt moved to shift focus from coaching organizations to investing in individuals and families, and earned an M.A. degree from Spring Arbor University in community counseling. She has previously worked as a therapist/intake specialist at Response Care Center in Richland, Michigan, and has focused her post-graduate study in integrated behavioral health with Arizona State University. She is an amateur golfer and musician, and enjoys her roles of wife, mother, and volunteer for various church and community groups.

Joe Cooper, MSW

Behavioral Health Consultant

Joe Cooper, MSW is a recent graduate of Spring Arbor University who brings decades of experience helping children and families overcome changes and challenges. He has worked in various settings, including foster care churches, rehabilitation, and community mental health. He offers virtual and in-person visits Monday- Wednesday.

Alison Stoughton, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Alison Stoughton, NP-C joins our team with nearly a decade of experience in family practice. In addition to her work as a Nurse Practitioner, she is an assistant professor at Spring Arbor University and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Alison has availability for patients of all ages Tuesday-Thursday, 8-5pm.

Faith Zantjer, LLPC

Behavioral Health Consultant

Faith Zantjer, MA, LLPC is a gifted therapist who brings experience in both the school and counseling agency settings. She offers virtual and in-person visits for children and adults Monday - Friday.

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