Care & Help

CARE AT KENSINGTON

Sometimes we need a helping hand, a shoulder to lean on, or a listening ear

At Kensington, we don’t pretend life is easy, and you don’t have to pretend you have it all together. We all go through hard times and need the support of others.

If you’re overwhelmed and need someone to talk you through your next steps, call a Campus Care Provider at the Help Bank.

 

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Recovery For The Whole Family

Our confidential Bible-based recovery programs are designed to offer support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fees, pressure, or registration required.

Adults are welcome at our Celebrate Recovery program Mondays at 7pm at Troy campus, Tuesdays at 7pm at Orion campus, or Thursdays at 7pm at Clinton Twp campus – with low-cost childcare available.

Students in grades 6-12 can find healing, freedom, and release from the craziness and pain of life at The Landing on Mondays at 7pm at Troy or Tuesdays at 7pm at Orion campus.

Elementary students in grades K-5 can learn boundary setting and life skills to navigate life without turning to bad habits in their own special pre-covery program, Celebration Place, on Mondays at 7pm at Troy campus.

For more information contact us.

Has God changed your life through CR? Share your story here

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Sometimes We Need More Than A Friend

We need a knowledgeable guide to help us through our situations. Someone we can trust to give us godly insight and advice.

Sometimes, when facing hard times, tough decisions, or stressful circumstances in our lives, investing in counseling is our best option. We believe Jesus is at the center of working through the healing process, but that process can be helped by an educated trained professional. Whether you need help in your marriage, parenting skills, workplace, or personal life, look at the list below for the counselors we know and trust.

We have selected counselors in the community who we believe will provide wise care and counsel to you.

Counselors We Trust

Before making a final decision on a counselor, we encourage you to interview more than one person so that you can find the most appropriate counselor for you. Attaining counselor information from this site acknowledges the release of liability from any claim, or litigation whatsoever involving Kensington Church.

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Counselors We Trust

Map Of Local Counselors


Multiple Locations:
Perspectives of Troy Family, Couples, Individuals & Youth
Insurance accepted - Interns available for lower cost

Troy:
Connie Hutchinson at (248) 990 6959 Individual counseling specializing in Sexual Addiction, Intimacy and Attachment Disorders, & Relationships
Most insurance accepted - flexible rates available

Oxford: GLIO Counseling Group. (248) 891 2255 Call or TEXT. Providing therapy for individuals, couples, and families.
Depression and anxiety, grief and loss, parenting support, adolescent issues, women’s issues, men’s issues, and couples counseling.
Many insurances accepted. Tele-health, video counseling available for self-pay patients.

Mt. Clemens: Renewal Christian Counseling Center (810) 966 0099 Kids, teens, marriages, and adults
Full medical and clinical staff addressing a full spectrum of issues and behaviors, including addiction.
BCBS Provider and takes every insurance including Medicaid.

Troy: Maryclare Baird Couples and individuals
Marriage, Premarital, Grief & Loss, Family, Depression
Insurance not accepted - familiar with many resources and options

Rochester Hills: Oakland Hills Counseling Rob Shive, MA, LPC
Karen Shive, MA, LLPC
Sheela Wright, MA, LLPC, NCC
Sherry Hall, MA, LLP
Dennis Paryaski, MA, TLLP
Individual, couples, families and youth
Robin Kim, MA, LLMFT
Family Therapy (Children/Adolescents)

Rochester Hills:
George & Tamara Kelly Family, couples, individuals & adolescents
Marriage, Parenting, Sexual Abuse, Self-Destructive Behavior, Anxiety & Depression
Insurance not accepted

Lake Orion: Treeside Family, couples, individuals & youth
Specializing in Addiction, Grief & Loss, Recent & Long Term Trauma
Insurance reimbursement - Free consult available to discuss therapy & cost

Rochester:
Pina Newman Couples, Individuals, & Youth
Marriage, Parenting, Depression, Anxiety, Recovery, & Relationships
Most insurances accepted - flexible rates available

Rochester Hills: Dan Austin Specializing in relationship issues with couples, pre-marital, family & individual coaching, sexual issues, infidelity, conflict, loss of connection, relational abuse, blended family, unwanted divorce

Shelby:
Trinity Individuals, couples, families, adolescents, groups
Please visit our website for a comprehensive list of services
Sliding scale based on income; Intern available for minimal fee

Utica:
Wentworth and Associates Family, couples, individuals & youth
Anxiety & depression; ADD/ADHD testing/counseling
Most insurance accepted - lower cost options available

Southfield:
 Christian Family Services Family, couples, individuals & children
Marital issues, anxiety & depression, addictions
Insurance reimbursement - flexible rates available

Birmingham:
Bill Horton at (248) 377 9428 Couples & individuals
Specializing in Trauma Issues
Insurance not accepted - flexible rates available

Free & Low Cost Alternatives:

Free: Oakland University Not Christian, but FREE
Part of their doctorate program

Many larger counseling offices offer interns at a lower hourly rate. If money is an issue, ask them if there is one available.

Counselors We Trust

AREAS OF HELP

Grief Recovery

If you've lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, it may be hard to feel optimistic about anything. Grief Recovery, a study to guide you through grief and loss is open to all. Grief Recovery is offered twice a year at our Troy, Orion, and Clinton Twp. campuses. Our next session begins in January, and is led by people who have themselves experienced grief. Sessions include a video teaching and small group reflection and support. If you have taken Grief Recovery at Kensington before, you can take it again for free at any campus.

Register Now:
Troy | Monday 1/13 - 4/13 | 7-9pm | Rooms 114 & 115
Orion | Tuesday 1/21 - 4/21 | 7-9pm | Room 1102
Clinton Twp | Thursday 1/23 - 4/23 | 7-9pm | Room 110

Grief Recovery

Kensington Visitation

Our dedicated volunteers bring encouragement and prayers of faith to those who are in local hospitals, medical centers, recovery centers and homebound. If you or someone you know would like to be blessed by such a visit, email visitation@kensingtonchurch.org or call the Troy Campus during business hours at 248-786-0600.

Visitation

Blended Family Ministry

January session at some locations -- registration coming soon.

Blended Family

Divorce Recovery

You don't have to go through the pain and stress of divorce or separation alone. Our Divorce Recovery workshop combines expert speakers, small group discussion and a time of community with people on the same journey.
If you have taken Divorce Recovery at Kensington before, you can take it again for free at any campus.

Register Now:
Orion | Tuesday 1/21 - 3/24| 7-9pm | Room 1100
Clinton Twp | Thursday 1/16 - 4/2 | 7-9pm | Room 102

 

Divorce Recovery

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Help Bank | Campus Care Providers

When crisis hits, your first point of contact is a Campus Care Provider. Our goal at the Help Bank is to support people through the rough spots in life by sharing information and resources about our ministries at Kensington and those available in the community. Call a Campus Care Provider Monday-Friday between 8am-4pm, and we will listen, encourage, and connect you with help. Whether it’s talking you through a tough decision or providing your family with an emergency food box, we’re ready to help.

– Campus Care Providers, metro Detroit 248.786.0600
– Campus Care Providers, Traverse City 231.922.9882

If you need help during a weekend, visit one of our campuses and connect with our campus prayer team or stop by the Hub to talk with someone.

If you need help right now:
– Common Ground Hotline, metro Detroit 800.231.1127
– Third Level Crisis Hotline, Traverse City 231.946.8975

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Pastoral Care Team

Members of our Pastoral Care Team are trained by the nationally known Stephen Ministry program and are compassionate listeners who walk alongside others to provide skilled and distinctly Christian care in times of need. They can’t promise to have all the answers, but they can promise their focused support. To receive care from one of our Pastoral Care Team members, call us at 248.786.0600 and ask for a Campus Care Provider – they can get the process started.

Interested in joining our Pastoral Care Team? Email us for more info.

Are You In Need Of Prayer?

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Do you need help right now? Call.
  • SE Michigan: Common Ground Sanctuary – 800.231.1127
  • Traverse City: Northern Lakes Community Health – 833.295.0616