Kelly Gendreau, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Kelly Gendreau

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I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with clients struggling with grief/loss and compassion fatigue.

Losing a loved one is a heart shattering experience. So much has changed and now it's hard to fathom how you are going to pick yourself up and ever feel even close to being "okay" again. It hurts, it's not fair, and you would do anything for just one more moment with them. You are afraid that the memories you have of them will fade and then there will be nothing left to hold onto. The important thing to remember is that you are NOT expected to "move on" from your loss, only to "move forward". I will work with you to develop new ways to maintain a meaningful bond with your loved one and to memorialize them in a way special to you.

Experiencing a loss can often leave individuals feeling broken, misunderstood, lost, and alone, especially if their loss is not taken seriously by others around them. I offer a supportive, non-judgmental environment for grievers to explore their losses, process emotions, identify healthy coping skills, and make meaning of their losses experienced.

Taking the first step by reaching out for support can help you work through your grief to not feel so “stuck” and to begin the healing process from your loss. Grief comes in many different forms and no two people’s grieving process look exactly alike. We will work together to find a healing style that fits who you are and what feels most comfortable for you.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Pet Loss
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Pet Owners
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterinary Professionals

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Licenses & Certifications

License #
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Professional Certification(s)
Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist
Evergreen Certifications
Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional
Evergreen Certifications
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
M.S. Psychology