I am licensed in Texas and Washington DC with over 20 years professional social work experience and 8 years as a licensed clinical social worker. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, relationship, parenting issues, chronic illnesses and depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. We will explore those thoughts which might be causing you uneasyness and find ways to change our perceptions. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Visually Impaired, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Imago Relationship Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
DC LICSW LC200002087
TX LCSW 53764
I was skeptical of speaking with a counselor via internet but Ms. Villarreal made my anxiety of that and skepticism near disappear . She is Super calming and relatable , exactly what you would want in some one to be able to talk with . Looking forward to many more great sessions !
Written on Mar 11, 2023 after therapy with Kim for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life