Rev. Kevin M. Drinka, MCC - LPC, CSAC

Groveland Family & Crisis Counseling

‚ÄčFaith-based Therapy and Evaluation Services for Central Florida

 Kevin M. Drinka is no novice when it comes to helping people.  With more than 18 years of practical and pastoral ministry experience, Kevin has been able to help many people walk through valleys,  overcome obstacles, and face many of life's challenges.  He loves to teach the Bible, employs the use of humor in his counseling approach, and enjoys challenging his clients to think differently about things in their life.  Kevin is licensed by FACCT (Federal Association of Christian Counselors & Therapists, Inc.) as a Licensed Pastoral Counselor and he is also a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor.  A former self-employed carpenter of 19 years, Kevin loves to build things and do remodeling projects.  Kevin is passionate about helping people to trust Jesus as their Savior, to walk in the forgiveness and newness of life that knowing Christ affords, and enjoys helping people achieve victories in their personal lives.  Kevin strives to share his love for the Lord in every one of his counseling sessions.

  Kevin is available to help in the following areas:
  *Substance Abuse Evaluations & Recommended Treatment
  *Drug & Alcohol Addiction Counseling
  *4-hour STOP Class (1st time drug offenders)
  *Urine Analysis Testing (Drug, Alcohol, or Drug & Alcohol)
  *Anger Management Course (8, 12 & 20 hour classes)
  *Batterer's Intervention Program / Domestic Violence Instruction (29 weeks)
  *Court-ordered Child Supervised Visitation
  *Shoplifting Course / Impulse Control
  *Personal Counseling / Spiritual Matters / Sin Struggles / Understanding God
  *Pre-Marital Counseling course (8-hour)

Kevin and his wife Melanie are active members of Green Pond Baptist Church in Polk City, Florida.  Kevin gladly serves as Sunday School teacher for the co-ed Young Adults class (ages 18 - 40), Kid'z Klub Youth Leader for 7th - 9th grade students, he teaches the Adult Class for Vacation Bible School each summer, and occasionally preaches as needed.

The Drinka's are both volunteers for Children's Church, they love to glorify God by singing, and love to join others in worshipping the One true and living God.