Kendra Baumgartner, LPC

Sterling Heights
Verified by GLPG

Education

  • School:
    Oakland University
  • Degree:
    Master of Arts in Counseling
With deep appreciation for the human experience, I understand how challenging it can be to navigate life. As an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor, I strive to create a safe space where you can feel unconditional positive regard, support, and warmth. Through therapy, we will work together to meet your life goals, address issues that have been let go for too long, and create new boundaries as you enter your new chapter of life.While there is no one best approach that works for everyone, I primarily work out Person-Centered therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-focused therapy. I integrate these seamlessly throughout therapy, this allows me to meet my clients where they’re at in their journey. Whether you’re needing support through a difficult situation or facing past traumas.I have a passion for working with those who are struggling with anxiety disorders, and trauma. I  have extensive training in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and provide Prolonged Exposure therapy for those who are ready to heal from their past traumas. I’ve earned my Bachelor of Psychology degree from Central Michigan University, where I focused on human sexuality and family systems. I then went on to study at Oakland University to get my Masters of Counseling. I’ve worked in a variety of different settings from interning at a local Jail, working with behaviorally difficult children in foster care, to working in an outpatient setting for community mental health. I’ve learned from each placement, and bring what I’ve learned back to therapy. I strive to be an example of how we are consistently learning as humans, and constantly evolving. My specialties are PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar disorder, Women’s issues

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna/Cofinity
  • BCBS
  • BCN
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hoarding
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy / Prenatal / Postpartum / Perinatal
  • Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Communities

  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive / Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
  • Relationships

Session Types

  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Types of Therapy

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based

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