Kendra Edwards, LCSW
Do you wear a mask to hide your pain? Do you feel anxious about life and unsure about your direction? Are you struggling to heal from past hurts? Is conflict or distance obstructing your connection to loved ones?
You are not alone. There are many others like you who have recovered from similar issues. Life doesn’t have to be a struggle. I help clients gain insights and better understanding of themselves. My clients are sensitive, resilient, and creative people who are feeling stuck, tired, hurt, or struggling. I help them process trauma so they can reconnect with themselves and others as well as shift old patterns so they can live more freely in the present. I respect the dedication it takes to live an authentic life, how each has survived to be where they are, and I provide that same dedication and authenticity to each of my clients.
I am originally from Virginia and earned my bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies from James Madison University. I earned my master’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and I am a licensed clinical social worker in North Carolina. I began my career working in the Emergency Departments and Inpatient Units at Atrium Health’s Carolina’s Medical Center and Levine Children’s Hospitals in various roles including clinical social worker, human trafficking victim advocate, and domestic violence victim advocate. Prior to joining the Cornerstone Counseling team, I also gained experience working in the outpatient mental health setting with teens and adults who have experienced trauma and/or other mental health related challenges. My therapeutic approach should strengths-based and client-centered. My interests include trauma, relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, gender dysphoria, self-esteem, and attachment-related issues.