Gwenda Young is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a big heart. She has lived and worked in this community in many facets and roles. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with her Bachelor’s degree in 2000, and later returned to school to complete her Master’s Degree in Counseling at Oakland University. Prior to becoming a therapist, Gwenda held positions as a group home supervisor and church youth director. After receiving her counseling degree, Gwenda worked at a local agency leading therapy groups and treating clients individually for substance abuse and mental health issues. In 2012, Gwenda joined the team at Renewal and enjoys her role of working with children, their families, marriages, and adults of all ages and walks of life. Gwenda has experience working with adults with depression and anxiety and especially enjoys helping clients build a more positive self image. Gwenda has a kind and accepting personality that will help even the newest client feel comfortable in the therapy setting.