Jonathan Kirkendall MA LPC, Coaching in Washington, District of Columbia, 20009

Jonathan Kirkendall

MA LPC

Jonathan Kirkendall

MA LPC

Professions: Life Coach, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a certified professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor - PRC13592
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $185/session
Accepting New Clients
Evening Availability

Offices

1633 Q Street NW
200
Washington, District of Columbia 20009

My Approach to Helping

25 years ago, laying in a hospital bed after being admitted through the ER, doctors declared I was ready to go home, but my body was telling me I was not. While the incident that brought me there was beyond my control, advocating for myself was not. I spoke up and got the care I needed. Since that day I have been passionate about understanding the ways we can direct our own lives, and the tools that help us heal.

Every day we encounter multiple external factors outside of our control that impact our lives. I work with you to identify, explore, and strengthen the aspects of your life that we DO control - the relationship between your body, your mind, and your everyday lifestyle choices. I help you shift your focus from fighting against things that are beyond your control, to identifying and cultivating the things you have power over in your life.

By exploring, understanding and cultivating the relationship between our bodies, our minds, and the simple lifestyle choices we make every day, we begin to shape a life that integrates those elements within our control. We shift from being reactive in our lives and struggling against our own life circumstances to harnessing those factors we control and allowing us to be proactive, decisive, and forward moving in life.

More Info About My Practice

Warmth, clarity, curiosity, kindness, gentleness, precision - these are the baseline values of my work. It is, in fact, kindness and gentleness towards our experience that allows us the fearlessness to look at things as they are, and the confidence to move towards where we want to be.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I really love working with the issue of "feeling stuck." Whether it's stuck at work or in a relationship, stuck getting healthy or stuck in anxiety, I love to help people first identify where and how they are stuck, then together we begin to explore how to become unstuck - how to be that person that can move fluidly through life.

The Duration and Frequency of Therapy

I very much trust you when it comes to issues of duration and frequency. Therapy works best when there is a trusting relationship between the two of us, so I often will ask that you commit to four to six weeks of weekly sessions.

I have an online scheduler that allows you to schedule your appointments at your convenience.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Other
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Breakup
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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