Post Grad Certification in Marriage and Family Therapy, Denver Family Institute, USA
MA in Counseling Psychology, Regis University, USA
BA in Political Science, Loyola University, USA
Kimberly is an experienced Counsellor who has lived in Singapore for the past 5 years. Having been trained in the United States as a Counsellor and Marriage and Family Therapist, she is skilled in working with a broad scope of clientele, ranging from young children and adolescents to families, couples and individuals and professional organizations. Kimberly engages in a strength-based, systemic approach utilizing different modalities geared toward the unique needs of the clients she serves. Kimberly believes that connection and resiliency of families and individuals is paramount in their achieving their goals and living a fulfilling life.
Kimberly has experience in treating a wide range of mental and behavioural health difficulties in children, adolescents and families such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse issues, developmental delays, behavioural issues, academic difficulties, socialization and spectrum disorders. Kimberly is also skilled at working with families who are in transition: experiencing separation, grief and loss, trauma and adoption.
Kimberly’s experience and knowledge of couples’ work includes fidelity issues, sexual dysfunction, substance abuse, separation and co-parenting. Having been a trailing spouse herself, Kimberly understands the pressures and challenges that can come up due to the change in relationship dynamics that occur when moving into a new culture.
While employing an integrative approach to counselling, Kimberly often incorporates solution-focused techniques, mindfulness practices, Cognitive Behavioral approaches, Emotionally Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy to ensure that each clients’ needs are being met.
As well as her role as a counsellor, Kimberly uses her facilitation skills and her ability to work within systems to conduct workshops and coach professionals in leadership development, team building, core values identification and vision and goal setting. She assists industry leaders and whole teams to create cohesive work relationships and integrate work-life balance into their roles.