• Kendra M. Beach, MS, LPCC-S, NCC

    Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
    Supervising Counselor
    National Certified Counselor

     

Licensure
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor – Supervising Counselor
National Certified Counselor

Education
Youngstown State University – M.S., Community Counseling, 2005
Youngstown State University – B.A., Psychology, 2002

Professional History
Kendra Beach became a PsyCare, Inc. employee in 2002 as a Behavior Technician at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital (HRH). In this role, she worked one-on-one with patients post-stroke, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury.

Kendra began her Master’s Degree internship in 2005 at HRH in the Chronic Pain Department working with BWC (Workers’ Compensation) clients and vocational clients. Kendra assisted with adjustment counseling, relaxation training, biofeedback, and case management. Kendra completed her internship in the Psychology Department at HRH providing group relaxation, social adjustment group counseling, and adjustment counseling to patients with acute medical conditions.

In 2006, Kendra was hired by PsyCare, Inc. as a Licensed Professional Counselor and completed her license requirements at the Cortland Clinic. Kendra obtained a supervisor designation in 2012 to provide clinical supervision to PsyCare counselors working towards their clinical license.

Specialties

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Bereavement
  • PTSD/trauma
  • Group therapy
  • Women’s issues
  • Pain management
  • Issues of later life
  • Anger management
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Rehabilitation counseling
  • Workers’ compensation (BWC)
  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Stress management (including relaxation training)
  • Anxiety disorders (including obsessive-compulsive)
  • Supervision to counselors seeking licensure/work supervision
  • Relationship issues (including marriage/divorce/family concerns)

Professional Objectives
“I believe every client is very unique and I approach the therapeutic relationship and treatment in the same manner. My approach is supportive in nature with an emphasis on enhancing the client’s personal strengths to address issues.”

Theoretical Orientation
“I believe in utilizing a variety of techniques to assist client’s based upon their individual needs. I combine education of the disorder with specific researched-based techniques, as well as talk therapy and relaxation training. I utilize educational handouts, and provide additional resources and specific examples for personal application.”

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • National Certified Counselor

Certificates/Special Training

  • The Safe Zone Project/Trans Care