Areas of Specialty
Please know that we respect your wish for safety and convenience, and we offer all therapy services via a HIPAA compliant teletherapy platform, if that is what you prefer.
Our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Joseph Montgomery, James Walla and Deirdre Denholm provide evaluation and treatment of mental health conditions in a holistic and person-centered model, and prescribes and monitors psychotropic medications, if appropriate, for patients 6 years old and older. Additionally, our certified nurse practitioners administer and interpret GeneSight, a non-invasive pharmacogenomic test that analyzes how your genes may affect effectiveness of the prescribed medication. Since everyone’s DNA is unique, GeneSight is a valuable tool for clinicians to predict how YOU react to medication for anxiety, depression, ADHD and other psychiatric conditions. Read more about this amazing test here: https://genesight.com
Spravato is a FDA-approved prescription medication for adults that is used to treat patients with depression and suicidal ideation who do not respond well to other antidepressant medications.
Ongoing Mental Health Services
We welcome adults of all ages into our practice. You will find a comfortable, beautiful and peaceful environment here.
This three-part intensive program is designed for individuals, couples and families who feel stuck in their current life or ongoing psychotherapy.
Being a parent or a step-parent is a difficult and often thankless task. Many people expect to simply know what their children need, and find themselves baffled by their kids’ tempter tantrums, fears, mood swings and misbehavior. We are here to help.
Infant and Young Child
Some people are surprised to find out that infants and young children have mental health needs. Our Early Childhood Specialist, Molly McMahon is passionate about helping infants, young children (0-6 years old) and their parents.
Molly helps parents and care-givers understand and improve babies’ and children’s physical and mental health, and strengthen the attachment bonds that ensure healthy lifelong development. Read more about infant mental health here and about healthy attachment here.
Seeking psychotherapy services for your child is a big decision. We take this responsibility very seriously and will include you in treatment every step of the way in a manner that will be appropriate for your child’s age and stage.
Teens are tough psychotherapy customers. They have a lot to process, but trusting a strange adult is difficult for them. Our therapists go out of their way to ensure that they have a warm working relationship with each teen.
The Kendal Clinic offer several different effective options for marriage counseling.
These options vary in intensity and duration:
Marriage counseling with Dakarai and Amanda as a team of co-therapists (90 minutes)
If you and your partner know which marriage support service/therapist will work for you, please proceed to filling out our intake form.
However, if you are not sure which therapist or which service will work best for you and your partner, Dr. Kendal will be happy to guide you. Please get in touch at email@example.com
The Kendal Clinic is proud to become one of the few places in Michigan that offers QBTech test for ADHD. This test is FDA cleared test to assess three major components of ADHD: activity levels, attention and impulsivity. This in-office test takes only 20 minutes and the results are analyzed and reported within a week of taking the test.