Esther Kennedy

LCSW
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About Me

Hello and welcome to taking the first steps to changing your life situation. My name is Esther Kennedy and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW. I have been in the field of behavior health for over 30 years. My direct services have been providing support to adults, children and adolescents.

My expertise is in the areas of; outpatient therapy, individual, family, group, psycho-social assessments, social-emotional development, crisis intervention, case management services, substance misuse/abuse, adaptive life skills and client advocating. Additionally, I have worked with clients on a wide range of concerns such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, parenting concerns, relationship problems, family conflicts, domestic violence, coping with life changes, poor social skills, anger management and trauma induced issues to name a few.

My counseling approach combines Client Center Therapy, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and a Faith-Based Counseling approach. I take pride in my style of a non-judgmental attitude, cultural sensitivity, being warm and caring, being an empathetic listener and responding empathetically can help you work through challenges and life’s issues.

If you want to experience more effective ways of coping with life stressors please consider partnering with me to achieve your desired goals.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , ADHD

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 35

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #12912 (Expires: 2022-12-31)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Esther Kennedy. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by H.A. on Jun 02, 2021 after therapy with Esther for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

Esther is the best therapist I’ve ever had. She listens intently, always respects my perspectives and always makes me feel seen and heard. I always feel lighter after a session with her. She gives excellent guidance when asked and keeps me at the center of each conversation. She keeps me on track when I go off on tangents in the most respectful way, I never feel dismissed. She is there for all the highs and lows, never missing a beat. Highly highly recommend Esther!

Written by J.U. on Apr 14, 2021 after therapy with Esther for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and anger management

Esther has been very supportive to me over the last 4 months. She is very caring, non judgemental and listens to what my needs and concerns are. ❤️

Written by S.O. on Apr 10, 2021 after therapy with Esther for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

I’ve been with Esther a little over 6 months now and she has helped me significantly with my thinking patterns. Esther really listens and then helps me work through my problems and she is extremely patient.

Written by M.A. on Jan 27, 2021 after therapy with Esther for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Easter Kennedy is a very supportive counselor. She is one who truly listens and reaches out with clear and concise recommendations regarding my life struggles. She’s also respectful to my life stories/testimonies. Loving her biblical references that harmonizes well with this healing process that I’m in. Her prayers are effective. And you can tell she cares about you when she’s speaking with you. Thank you so much for all the helpful progress I’ve made and will make together ma’am.