Kris received her Master’s degree in counseling psychology from Western Michigan University and is credentialed as a Master’s Level Temporary Limited License Psychologist (TLLP). She enjoys working with diverse clients and leans toward an existential framework. She joined Pine Rest in 2023 with 15+ years of mental health experience, having worked in crisis residential homes, group homes, and a substance use residential facility.
Kris currently works with clients aged 17+ and is passionate about embracing the unique strengths, needs and goals of each client in a compassionate and individualized manner. She has experience with treating depression, spiritual / religious issues, anxiety, trauma, is EMDR-trained, and uses a variety of approaches in treatment, including CBT, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and existential therapy.