Dr. Zakevia Lewis-Kendrick, has dedicated her life to helping others improve theirs through,lEducation, Insight, and Change.

The Entrepreneur:
Zakevia is the owner of Divine Intervention Professional Counseling Service (12 years) a place where she inspires, motivates and encourages individuals to be their "Best Self." Zakevia is very passionate about empowering youth, individuals, families, and her community to live spiritually, mentally, and physically healthy lives. As a family therapist, she integrates her knowledge of education and mental health to guide her clients to effectively strengthen and elevate their life, to higher heights.

Zakevia turned her passion for fashion into a business venture and launched “Divine Elegance A Shoe Boutique” in 2006; with a unique approach to entrepreneurship she catered to women with larger shoe sizes.

Motivational Speaker/Trainer:
Zakevia down-to-earth humor compels audiences to laugh while they learn. She engages groups from the moment she steps in front of them and leaves them with empowering tools and focused mindsets that they will use long after the lights have gone out on the event. She is passionate about people, leadership and successful businesses. She is especially inspired to help people take their careers – and themselves – to unprecedented levels. With over ten years of training experience, a knack for making meaningful connections with audiences and an insatiable appetite for helping others maximize their potential, Zakevia knows how to rock a platform, connect with a crowd and provide training so that others can be inspired to be a better version of themselves not matter what life has served them.

With over 12 years working with individuals, families, and organizations to amplify their communication, connection and confidence. Zakevia is able to integrate her knowledge of education and mental health to help families’ problem-solve, life transitions, mood disorders, grief and loss, and to combat psychological and spiritual problems. Her clients include those who wish to improve their marriages, parenting, communication, and/or life skills.

Zakevia established the Jeremiah Henry Kendrick Memorial Foundation in 2014, after Master Jeremiah lost his battle from sickle cell disease. She vowed to keep her son memory alive by
giving back to her community through Jeremiah’s Journey, Adopt-A-Highway Initiative, in Goose Creek, Over the years Zakevia have given thousands of dollars in scholarships to individuals who with Sickle Cell Disease and are pursuing a Higher Education.  Zakevia donates book to the fallen angel and sorority sisterShe has partner with the American Red Cross to help
get the message out for the blood crisis we face worldwide.

Zakevia partnered with “We are Their Voices” in 2018 and provides free grief counseling to those who have lost family members to gun violence.

A graduate of Argosy University where she earned her Doctoral degree (Ed.D.) in Pastoral Community Counseling/Counseling Psychology, her MSW (Master Degree in Social Work)
from the University of South Carolina, and her BSW (Bachelor's Degree in Social Work) from Limestone College. Zakevia is a Human Services Board-Certified Practitioner in the state of South Carolina, Certified Life Coach, and a Certified Adoption Investigator.

Zakevia is dedicated to helping others improve their lives through, Education, Insight and Change. Zakevia has co-authored her first book, W.O.M.B (Women Overcoming Men Blues)
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