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Judith Kennedy

Licensed Professional Counselor

Judith is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has Masters Degrees in Clinical Psychology and in Religion from Millersville and Syracuse Universities. Judith has worked in the field of mental health for nearly twenty years. She works with individuals, families and couples from teen years through the adult lifespan. Specialties include work with marital and relational issues, life transitions, grief and trauma, anxiety, depression, and identity. Judith will sometimes integrate poetry with individuals desiring that. Judith integrates a strengths-based focus drawing on individuals’ unique resources. She has advanced training in emotion focused couples therapy (attachment theory and gestalt based) and in trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy. She supports and utilizes clients’ unique faith and/or beliefs. Judith is available to speak on “Sleep: The Forgotten Messenger of Well-Being,” and “Civility and Empathy in Community Life”. She also facilitates restorative retreats for women based on the work of Gunilla Norris. Judith writes a blog about the sleep and wellness in contemporary culture. It can be found at

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