Kerri A. Pingel, LMHC

Preferred Name: Kerri

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Hello, My name is Kerri Pingel. I am a licensed mental health counselor and certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). My primary clinical focus is working with children who have experienced trauma, abuse, or neglect. I am currently located in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Education & Experience

I have an M.A. Clinical and Mental Health Counseling, M.S. Nonprofit Business Management, & B.A. Psychology all from Grace College and Seminary. Before becoming a counselor, I worked as a houseparent with teenage girls in a residential setting and for an international nonprofit which works to end child sex-trafficking. I lived overseas twice. I worked in an orphanage and I also worked for restoration program for child victims of sexual abuse in an inner-city in Central America. I have experience working in faith-based nonprofits, community mental health, school, residential, hospitals, church or ministry, and overseas settings.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Counseling Association NBCC

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Families
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Underserved


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Medicaid