• Non-medical counseling for personal development (NOTE: issues that do not meet criteria for a mental health diagnosis are generally NOT covered by health insurance)
  • Stress management
  • Relationship enhancement
  • Conflicts between work and personal life
  • Spirituality and values
  • Adjusting to life changes - college, divorce, empty nest, widowhood, or retirement
  • ​Employee Assistance Program contracted services for job stress or personal concerns affecting work performance


  • Assessment and treatment for diagnosable mental health conditions
  • Treating symptoms related to anxiety, depression, anger, insomnia, grief, chronic health problems, and more
  • ​​Faith-based Christian counseling available upon request
  • Specializing in working with older adults, military & law enforcement, and executives/business owners


  • Leadership and management strengths enhancement
  • Small business owners, self-employed, and entrepreneurs
  • International business transfers/college students adjusting to life in the U.S.
  • Coaching on verbal or written communication skills
  • Career exploration and career path changes
  • Layoff, retirement, or disability
  • Ex-offenders, older workers, and others with job barriers
  • Professional counselor clinical supervision, mentoring, skill remediation, and private practice management 


Dr. Groves is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and is state licensed in Texas as well as nationally certified. She earned her BSW and MS degrees from the University of North Texas and a doctorate from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Dr. Groves has 25 years of experience in social work, counseling, research, and teaching. She has a positive, strengths-based approach focusing on emotional wellness, maximum functioning, and quality of life. Her preferred counseling methods include cognitive-behavioral therapy, rational-emotive behavior therapy, reality therapy, existential therapy, narrative therapy, and Christian counseling. She is also a speaker, educator, qualitative researcher, and nonfiction writer.

Professional Counseling & Coaching in North Central TX

Conflict Management Institute, PLLC

4401 N. I-35, Suite 112, Denton, TX 76207
Phone 940.453.7594

Kerin Groves, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, CCMHC
Licensed Professional Counselor (Texas #69302)