Bernice Roberts Kennedy, PhD, APRN, PMH-CNS, BC
Dr. Bernice Roberts Kennedy received a PhD in Health Services from Walden University and Bachelor and Master’s Degrees from the University of South Carolina in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. She is a national board certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. Dr. Kennedy worked as a psychotherapist for over 45 years providing individual, group, and family therapy based on a Christian foundation.
In 1997, Dr. Kennedy received a Christian Ministry Certificate at the Columbia Institute for Biblical Studies, Columbia International College which prepared her for outreach ministry. She is the founder of Women in Network Ministry (WIN): Women Helping Women (A Global Health Ministry). WIN is a faith-based ministry focusing on global health issues of women and other vulnerable groups to assist with counseling, education, information, resources, and support.
Presently, Dr. Kennedy is the owner of BRK Psychiatric Mental Health Services, LLC. This agency provides a holistic approach to counseling focusing on the biopsychosocial-spiritual aspects of the person. Faith-based counselors provide emotional/psychological support and counseling to person combining the principles of spirituality and theories of behavioral science. This counseling service will focus on behavioral health problems for adults such as depression, anxiety, caregiver stress and burden, grief, domestic violence (e.g., intimate partner violence, adult victims of abuse, family violence, etc.), workplace violence and spiritual abuse (e.g., church hurt).