(208)890-7165​

Kendra Nielson, LPC.

Morgan Health Centers

Kendra Nielson, LPC.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Morgan Mental Health Care
1901 North Lakes Place
Meridian, Idaho 83646
(208)890-7165

Hours & Fees

Monday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Weekends Closed
Fees $75 - $200/hour​

Education

Special Training

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gottman 1 & 2 Couples Counseling

Licensure

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
    LPC-8629
  • National Provider Identifier
    NPI-1891447751

Kendra Nielson, LPC.

Morgan Primary Health Care Professional

Licensed Professional Counselor

As a counselor, Kendra specializes in grief and trauma, depression, anxiety, and holistic health and wellness. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotionally Focused Therapy for individuals and couples interested in working through attachment and bonding challenges, Gottman 1 and 2 couples counseling, and mindfulness practices. 

Kendra has over 9 years of experience in the wellness industry and enjoys working with individuals who are ready to make changes and explore their lives holistically with a commitment to work and improve. Her therapeutic focus is on strengths, acceptance, commitment, and ownership that will aid in improving your quality of life and achieving lasting results.

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Therapy Modes

Modes and types of mental health care are as varied as the individuals who seek therapeutic support. While there are some therapeutic models that are more popular than others, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to mental health care. Nuances in the types and modes of therapy will support different people in different ways.

Depending on the situation in which an individual or group of individuals are seeking therapeutic support, there are several different modes of therapy that Kendra utilizes.

  • Individuals
  • Family Therapy
  • Marriage & Couples Counseling
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth

» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Therapy Modes

Therapy Approaches

Psychotherapy, also referred to as talk therapy, psycho-social therapy, counseling, or, simply, therapy, is the primary method for treating mental health problems by talking with a mental health provider. The goal is the help an individual better understand their mental health and teach strategies and tools that manage unhealthy thoughts and behaviors.

While there are many approaches to psychotherapy, there is no single approach that works for everyone. A  therapist may use a blended approach, sampling techniques from several different types of psychotherapy. The kind of psychotherapy a person receives depends on his or her own unique needs.

Below are some of the types of psychotherapy Kendra utilizes.

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Art Therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Gottman Method
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based

» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Therapy Aproaches

Areas of Focus

Kendra offers psychotherapy, counseling and therapy focusing on teens, adults, elders, couples and military personnel for various problems, topics and concerns. Our facility is nestled in the beautiful Treasure Valley located in Southwestern Idaho near Boise in Meridian, Idaho.

Below is a short list of some of Kendra’s areas of focus.

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men’s Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women’s Issues
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about:
  • Evidence Based Treatment Approaches
  • Auxiliary Treatment Approaches
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  • Mental Health Crisis

Therapy Groups

Kendra offers psychotherapy, counseling and therapy focusing on teens, adults, elders and couples for various problems, topics and concerns. Our facility is nestled in the beautiful Treasure Valley located in Southwestern Idaho near Boise in Meridian, Idaho. 

 

MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Group Therapy

Screenings, Assessments & Evaluations

Mental health determination tools are used throughout the therapeutic process to determine whether someone could benefit from seeking professional mental health treatment, describe and diagnose problems, increase knowledge, insight and understanding. These tools aid both the patient and professional in creating or modifying treatment plans and measuring progress during the treatment.

Mental Health Screenings are informal symptom checks.
Typically checklists or short questionnaires that ask people to consider if they experience a given symptom and answer yes or no.
» Kendra provides Mental Health Screenings

Behavioral Health Assessments can be informal or formal

They give a professional insight into a person’s emotional state. It also looks at how they think, reason and remember.
» Kendra provides Behavioral Health Assessments

Mental Health Evaluations are formal

The intent is to provide increased awareness of why an individual may be struggling to meet developmental, academic, or social milestones.
» Kendra provides the following Mental Health Evaluations
» Our Mental Health Evaluators Team provides Mental Health Evaluations

» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Identifying, Diagnosing Mental Health Concerns, Disorders & Illness and Mental Health Screenings, Assessments & Evaluations.

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  • Mental Health Screenings
  • Behavioral Health Assessments
  • Mental Health Evaluations

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Mental Health Crisis 

  • Warning Signs
  • Crisis Types
  • Identifying & Diagnosing Concerns
  • Crisis Intervention Resources

Mental Health & Crisis Disorder Specialties

Mental health crises range from the worries we all experience as part of everyday life to traumatic mental health crisis or serious long-term conditions. A mental health crisis is a difficult life situation where a person’s coping strategies do not work.

People in crisis feel helpless and distressed, they feel like they are loosing control over their life. Erin is trained to help people experiencing a crisis and can teach skills and strategies to more effectively manage crisis situations.

Kendra’s specialties include:

  • Anxiety
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief 
  • Holistic Health & Wellnes

» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health & Crisis Disorders

Age-appropriate treatments

Each stage of life creates different challenges to good mental health. Eating right, staying physically active, getting enough sleep, and having health relationship will help support good mental health & wellness throughout life. 

An accurate diagnosis and an age-appropriate treatment program is crucial when one is suffering from mental health issues such as depression, anxiety or other mental health disorder.

Kendra offers age-appropriate therapy, counseling and coaching for:

  • Adults
  • Elders

» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Age-appropriate Mental Health Care