“When I come to your office...I feel a bit like I do in the temple.  It is a place that I can go and be in the world, but not. I always feel heavenly father's love and presence there... It is always a huge spiritual and cognitive lift full of righteous guidance that I can't even articulate fully what it does for me...Thank you for being who you are! I honestly felt Heavenly Father's amazing love and renewed strength...I appreciate your time and genuine care and concern for me and my family...I can not imagine any other therapist!!!  Next to you, the rest are all.....seconds.

-  (name kept confidential)

|  "Next to you, the rest are all.....seconds."

“The feedback that we have received about his service has been very positive.  His approach has been gospel based and has been a blessing in the lives of many of our people.”          

                                                        - Keith A. Jensen

Stake President, Cincinnati East Stake

“Thank you so much for your message of hope and understanding.  I know that what you said has already positively impacted us.   Your direct and insightful manner..., was the wake up call that many needed.  Your use of humor and personal experiences gave hope to the fearful.  In short, what you said and how you said it, is exactly what we needed to hear.”

- Scott Jensen

Branch President, Boone, NC

|  "gave hope to the fearful."


Kevin Rutter is a licensed professional counselor and certified professional coach. Founder of Growing Tree Counseling Center, PLLC. He has inspired leaders, youth, and adult groups for over 25 years!

“Kevin Rutter has been a source of support to the Stake... He provided workshops that were informative, motivating and spiritual.  ...he helped families grow and develop skills to strengthen them.  His devotion to the Church, his willingness to serve, and his love for the people has earned him my trust and respect. He has been an invaluable asset to our Stake. I would strongly recommend him to anyone...”       

--  Fred Rockwood

President, Cincinnati Ohio Stake

"Working with Kevin has been fantastic. I came to him during a time of great upheaval in my life and he really helped me to navigate through such an extremely difficult time. His friendship and his ability to help me realize some of my potential has been rewarding on many levels."  

- (name kept confidential)

“It was a tremendous blessing to the members and me when they were willing to supplement my counseling with Brother Rutter's... they came back to me having made significant progress. He was always respectful of a Bishop's mantle - he was always supportive of my counsel. After he came and presented...I had a lot of suffering members find the courage to come and see me so we could help them. Without hesitation I recommend Kevin Rutter...”                                

                                              -- Steve Pearson

Bishop, Milford, Ohio

“I had a great experience working with Kevin Rutter. I completely trust him...He was always up to date on therapy methods and ideas.  I consider Kevin one of my choicest associates in this field.

--  Art Jeffery

LDSFS Director

“Mr. Rutter is an excellent therapist. He is practiced in a wide range of therapeutic theories and interventions, which are evidence based and ethically delivered. Kevin has expertise in helping with a wide range of populations...I would highly recommend his services...”  

-- Jason James, LCSW, CPC

“I...respect his skills as a therapist. He has been consistently professional and ethical in his work, and conscientiously continues to develop his expertise as a clinician. His insight and attentiveness to other’s needs is apparent, and...he is effective in his psychotherapy. I would describe him as a “really good person”...I give him my highest and unqualified recommendation.”  

- Don Beere, Ph.D., ABPP

               Licensed Psychologist


“Mr. Rutter is a consummate professional. I have been impressed with Mr. Rutter’s knowledge of systemic practice of therapy. He has shown not only a great regard for ethical principles but also a strict adherence. Over the years, Mr. Rutter has demonstrated his competence in working with individuals, couples, families and groups.  I recommend Mr. Rutter...”  

                                                   --  Linda M. Mika, LMFT



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