I am a fully Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my Masters Degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University in 2004, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology in 1999 from Grand Valley State University. I have a passion for working with adolescents, adults, elderly, and couples, with a specialty focus on depression, anxiety, suicide ideation, self-injury, grief/loss, women’s issues, and life transitions.
My goal is to provide you a safe, compassionate space for you to share your life, for optimal growth and healing. My counseling style is person centered, tailored to the individual goals and needs of my clients utilizing cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, behavioral, and solutions based therapies.
Having worked in the mental health field for 16 years, my experience has allowed me to assist many people and their families with varying backgrounds dealing with challenges such as; chronic mental illness, severe depression, anxiety, terminal illness, self-harming behaviors, and crisis intervention.
Are you ready to experience joy and hope again? I would like to come alongside you in finding the root causes of distress in your life to overcome unhealthy behavioral, and/or thought patterns allowing you to break free from simply surviving.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801088137
Written on Sep 06, 2023 after therapy with Kimberly for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, coping with life changes, and coaching
Kimberly has helped me so much with people pleasing and so many other areas!
She has helped me how to look at life differently in the best way possible!
Written on Aug 13, 2023 after therapy with Kimberly for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I am so grateful to have Kimberly as my therapist. She is equipped with many tools to help me conquer any issues I am dealing with. She is a great listener and shows genuine care in our sessions. The help she has given me has greatly improved my mental health, and I always look forward to our sessions.
Written on Jul 28, 2023 after therapy with Kimberly for 1 year on issues concerning depression, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes
Kimberly listens and offers other ways of looking at things!
Written on Jun 12, 2023 after therapy with Kimberly for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and compassion fatigue
Truly a great listener and great advice giver. Very calming and respectful energy. So grateful to have had her as a therapist.
Written on Jun 05, 2023 after therapy with Kimberly for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse
Kimberly has been a wonderful help to me and I appreciate her advice, expertise and kindness more than she can even imagine.
Written on May 11, 2023 after therapy with Kimberly for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes