Hello, I'm Kimberly, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oregon. I have my master's degree in social work, have worked as a counselor for over 15 years, and most recently worked as a behavioral health provider in a diabetes clinic at an academic and research hospital. My style is supportive, and I also incorporate treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based strategies, and solution focused therapy. Your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all connected, as well as your experiences, values, health and community. We will explore these areas to identify your strengths, barriers getting in the way of your progress, and the tools that will be most helpful to your unique needs. You've taken an important step already to find a counselor, so let's connect soon so you can begin to fully feel better!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Self-Love, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
OR LCSW L2395
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Written on Oct 07, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching
Im so glad to reconnect with Kim, it feels good to have recieved such a warm welcome back after a few months without therapy.
Written on May 05, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly for 10 months on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse
Kimberly Kraus is a wonderful, compassionate therapist. She makes me feel heard, and listens and remembers things I’ve told her. I immediately felt comfortable opening up to her and look forward to her insight.
Written on Mar 10, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts
She's nice and helpful!
Written on Feb 07, 2022 after therapy with Kimberly for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
I've been working with Kim now for over six months, and I appreciate her knowledge, reinforcement, and reminding me of simple foundation and grounding work that has worked for me in the past, and can work again.
Written on Dec 29, 2021 after therapy with Kimberly for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue
Kimberly is absolutely amazing. I have so much respect for her, and she has given me a lot of confidence to face my demons. She is compassionate and kind with all the right words to make you feel understand and heard. I would absolutely recommend her in a heartbeat. She really understands what she is doing and truly cares. Cannot say enough good things for this amazing women.
Written on Sep 21, 2021 after therapy with Kimberly for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues