Laurence Kendrick, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS

Laurence approaches counseling from a broad perspective of non-judgemental, solution-focused strategies that emphasize the individuals strengths and abilities for overcoming life’s trials, turning obstacles into opportunities for growth.

He enjoys working colaboratively within a family systems relational model to maximize success  for individuals, couples, and families. Respecting your values, beliefs, and life experience, he looks forward to helping you re-imagine  your life story to affirm that which is good, unique, and worthy of the peace and happiness you desire.


Areas of focus:

Individuals, couples, and families, relationship concerns, cross-cultural relationships, emotional and sexual intimacy, spiritual concerns, anxiety and depression, loss and grief, trauma recovery, bi-polar disorder, dual-disorder recovery (mental health and substance abuse/dependence), co-dependency.

Certification and Professional Licensure:

State of Ohio Counseling Licensure:

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor - Supervisor

Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor - Clinical Supervisor

International Certification:

Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor

Internationally Certified Clinical Supervisor

Completed Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy


Ashland Theological Seminary-Ashland, OH

Master of Arts in Clinical Pastoral Counseling (Honors)

The University of Akron-Akron, OH

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies: Psychology, Philosophy, & Fine Art (Cum Laude)


University Honors Scholar: University of Akron Honors College

2004 Prize Essay in Philosophy  (Ethical Intuitionism & Moral Decision-Making)

Distinguished Student Award

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Golden Key National Honor Society

2004 Graduate Commencement Speaker

2004 Ohio Board of Regents Fellowship Nominee

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