Kim has worked with individuals, couples, groups and communities over the past 25 years, addressing individual concerns, partner issues, family/work conflicts, and life transitions. Her specializations include dealing with addictions, mental health, relapse prevention, anger, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, stress, grief and loss, PTSD and trauma. Kim is deeply aware of the impact of shame, low self-esteem and vulnerability experienced by individuals and how that can affect our life, relationships, work experience and overall wellbeing. Deciding to seek out help is courageous, and Kim understands clients arrive with a variety of emotional, relational or psychological difficulties.
Kim comes from a collaborative approach ensuring her practice is rooted in the belief and knowledge that the right support coupled with practical tools and resources can help individuals meet life challenges. She uses evidence based practices and draws from various methods including brainspotting, narrative therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, gestalt, solution focused therapy amongst others. Kim has trained in the Gottman method and Emotionally Focused Therapy—evidence-based interventions to address relationship challenges.
Kim has a Master of Social Work, Master of Public Administration degree along with her certification in family mediation.