Kendra Cahill Robison grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. She attended Ramsay High School, took a little time off afterwards and eventually attended University of Alabama at Birmingham where she got her bachelor’s degree in History. She also attended University of Alabama at Birmingham to achieve her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health. She graduated in 2015.
Upon completion of her master’s degree, she spent her first five years in the counseling field concentrating on helping those with addictions. While working in the addictions field she was employed by UAB, Bradford, Kolbe Clinic, and New Season Recovery Services. While in the addictions field, she worked with many who suffered from anxiety, depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, as well as extensive work with those who have suffered many forms of trauma.
Since joining Pitts & Associates in June of 2021, in addition to adults, she has been working with children and adolescents. Recently, her work has consisted of anxiety management in mitigating the scholastic atmosphere of the COVID-19 pandemic with which students are currently attempting to cope. She is also very passionate about working with children who are dealing with the effects and outcomes of their parents’ divorce, anxiety, and depression. She also deals with the full range of child and adolescent behavior problems.
Kendra is planning to begin her EMDR training in January 2022 and hopes to be a Level 2 EMDR therapist by the end of 2022.
In her spare time, Kendra enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family. She has a daughter named Norah and son named Jack.
Kendra provides the following services:
- Individual Therapy for children, adolescents, and adults
- Therapy for children to teach anger management, coping skills, and impulse control skills through various play therapy-based interventions
- Parenting consultation and strategies
Kendra sees clients with the following issues and symptoms:
- Desire for change in daily moods and relationships
- Lack of Effective Coping Skills
- Difficulties Adjusting to Change, Loss and Stress
- Mood Disorders (Sadness, Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Anger, Rage)
- Behavior Problems (Lack of Self Control, Impulsivity, Aggression)
- Trauma and Its Effects on Daily Life
- Maladaptive Personality Traits