Our Team: Counselors
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Judith Kennedy, MS, MA, NCC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Judith is a licensed professional counselor who has master’s in clinical psychology and religion from Millersville and Syracuse universities. Judith has worked in the field of mental health for nearly 20 years. She works with individuals from teens through adults, as well as families and couples. Judith’s specialties include work with marital and relational issues, life transitions, grief and trauma, anxiety, depression, and identity. She will sometimes integrate poetry with individuals desiring that. Judith also integrates a strengths-based focus that draws 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 also provides the premarital and marriage enrichment assessment and provides Jumpstart consultations for couples at all stages of their relationship. She is available to speak on “Sleep: The Forgotten Messenger of Well-Being,” and “Civility and Empathy in Community Life.” Judith also facilitates restorative retreats for women based on the work of Gunilla Norris. Judith writes a blog about sleep and wellness in contemporary culture. It can be found at sleepthesilentmessenger.wordpress.com.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Spring WorkshopMarch 31 - May 26

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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Sea Glass GalaMay 5

Enjoy an evening of live music, dinner and raffle items at Bent Creek Country Club on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m., and support Samaritan in subsidizing fees for individuals, families and children who have little or no financial resources.

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Change Through Compassion Core Skills IntensiveJuly 14 - July 22

The summer Change Through Compassion Core Skills Intensive provides participants with an introduction to the practices of mindfulness & self-compassion.

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