Amy McKeand

Amy is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern in the State of Florida. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Criminal Justice and her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a focus in Forensic Counseling both from Walden University. Amy has been part of the Pittington Counseling team since September of 2016, first as an intern, then as the Intake Coordinator and more recently as a full time counselor. 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.