Amy McKeand

Amy is a Mental Health Counseling Intern. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Walden University. She is currently working on earning her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a focus in Forensic Counseling from Walden University. Amy has been part of the Pittington Counseling team since September of 2016, first as an intern and then as the Intake Coordinator. Amy has experience as an Assessment Specialist at a Behavioral Health Hospital where she interviewed, assessed, and diagnosed clients. This position offered her an opportunity to work with clients of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds.

Amy’s focus is on working with adolescents, young adults, adults, and seniors dealing with issues of depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationships, and communication. She offers an integrated person centered approach utilizing cognitive behavioral and mindfulness based therapy. She views counseling as a collaborative experience with her roll of providing empathy, support, and education to help her clients and families reach their goals and live a positive and more satisfying life.