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Kelly Hendricks, Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Kelly Hendricks

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Why do you work in this field?
I desire to help people feel better, achieve their goals, live life confidently as their authentic self regardless of their past, traumatic experiences or how the world may have wore them down.

How long have you worked in this field?
I’ve been treating clients for about five years as a mental health therapist and have previous work experience in residential treatment, outpatient care and with substance abuse.

What do you bring to the table?
I bring a diverse professional background in mental health, a self-determined personality, sharp therapist skills and a passion for a suffering population.

What are your ‘Super Powers’?
Empathy, validation, and being able to quickly see a person’s pain.

What do you love about yourself?
My energetic personality!

What’s your favorite positive quote?
“For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” ~ Philippians 4:13 NLT

What words best describe you?
Energetic, kind, free-spirit, confident, compassionate, passionate, empathetic

Positive things you like to do?
Support and advocate for others, attend church, spend quality time with family, dance, sing and play at Disneyland.

What do you like best about your job?
I get the privilege of sitting right up along side of those suffering, to hold their pain and to let them know they are not alone and I see them.

What’s the greatest thing you ever did?
I went skydiving!

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
Nope! I’m an open=book. There’s nothing people don’t already know about me. Strangers may not know that I can sing and dance and play piano and the guitar.

Who are your ‘mentors’?
Jesus, wise women, Dr. Sue Johnson, Pastor John Hansen, Pastor Miles McPherson and previous professors.

What is something you think everybody deserves to have?
A chance for others to see one’s potential verse their past mistakes. An opportunity to live life unafraid, unfiltered, and unapologetic.

How do you see yourself?
As a person who truly cares deeply for others. A woman just trying to give it her all with the little time on this earth.


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