Hello! I have a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Campbellsville University, and I currently have a LCSW and I have been a practicing psychotherapy for the past 8 years. I am currently a predoctoral psychology student attending Keiser University and hope to be defending my dissertation in the upcoming months. My education and professional background have included extensive training at Ft. Knox military base in the analysis of patterns of human behavior and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Outside of private practice, I have worked as social work director in our local hospital, clinical director of a substance abuse center and as a behavioral health therapist in two different crisis unit facilities. Also, what I am most known for is the director of our local homeless shelter for over four years. I feel that I can work with various population because I have great empathy for others. However, I specialize in trauma and substance abuse issues.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Jealousy, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
KY LCSW 256353
Kim is so easy to talk to and she’s provided a lot of useful insight to help reframe the way i look at things. I’ve really appreciated my time with her:)
Written on Mar 04, 2023 after therapy with Kimberly "Kim" for 1 month on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and self esteem
Excellent listener. It was a very valuable time.
Written on Sep 30, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly "Kim" for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and adhd
She is great and I love having a older therapist with so much knowledge in life
Written on Mar 17, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly "Kim" for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes
She has been excellent! She made me comfortable the first 10 mins and continues to do so. I was afraid of therapy a month ago. It's now one of the best decisions I've made. Even friends and family notice. Thank you, Kim!
Written on Mar 17, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly "Kim" for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Kim is attentive, reliable and has really helped me while going through a difficult period in my life.
Written on Mar 06, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly "Kim" for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues
Her patience, kindness and knowledgeable advice are greatly appreciated
Written on Feb 13, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly "Kim" for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes