Hi-- my name is Amy Kilgore and I am a licensed professional clinical counselor. I have 13 years of professional work experience and a lifetime of personal experience. I have received much healing grace in my life and am passionate about serving others on their journey. At the foundation of my work is my belief in the gospel of Jesus Christ which informs my worldview and sense of peace, hope, love and security. I have a broad range of experience treating various mental health disorders in all age ranges. I am currently trained/certified in two forms of trauma treatment (EMDR, TF-CBT) as I believe most clinical disorders are manifestations of unresolved grief and fear issues. I have the most experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relational issues, eating disorders, personality disorders & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and acknowledge that reaching out for help is most difficult and courageous. I'm here to support you in your process -- please let me know If you think we're a good match! :)
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Body Image, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
VA LPC 0701009527
KY LPCC 252502
Amy is amazing
Written on Sep 04, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
With in just a month it has truly helped me lot Ned see more things and know I am able to talk to someone about it who can give feedback on ways to help.
Written on Aug 09, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
Amy is kind and gentle. She is very thoughtful.
Written on Jul 27, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 2 months on issues concerning trauma and abuse
Amy = awesome
Written on Jul 09, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
She listens and understands my feelings concerns and gives good input and insight to help me become a better person for my daughter family and friends. Super easy to talk too about difficult situations. Would highly recommend Amy.
Written on Apr 05, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief
So far this has been a great experience for me. Amy is awesome and she actually listens and understands me. She pays attention to what I am saying and doesn’t seem distracted like the last therapist I had at another company. Amy doesn’t just tell me what she thinks I want to hear. Amy truly cares about my situation and actually reaches out to me between appointments to check on how I am doing. I would absolutely recommend Amy and BetterHelp!
Written on Mar 14, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, and family conflicts