KristenSmith100 Kristen Smith, LMSW

Licensed Master's Social Worker


"I believe in healing through connection. When we feel connected to one another and we have a safe place to share, we are empowered to handle the challenges that life hands us. I truly believe in the power of therapeutic connection. There are no isses that we can't tackle together."


Special Interests

Anxiety, Depression, Grief and loss, Suicidal ideation, Stress management, Trauma, Self-esteem issues, General life stressors and issues for adolescents and adults


• Therapist, Child & Family Psychological Services, 2019-Present
• Clinical Director, Gryphon Place, 2016-Present
• Rehabilitation Social Worker, Hope Network Neuro Rehab, 2014-2018
• Medical Social Work Intern, UPMC Mercy Hospital, 2013-2014
• Case Manager, Cass County Treatment Court, 2012-2013


• Ph.D. anticipated 2021, Interdisciplinary Health Science, Western Miichigan University
• M.S.W., Social Work, University of Pittsburgh
• B.A., Social Work, Western Michigan University