After growing up in Northern California, Kimberly completed her B.S. Psychobiology degree at the University of California, Davis. After a short career in pharmaceutical sales, Kimberly stayed home to raise her three daughters until finishing her M.A. in Marriage & Family Therapy at Bethel Seminary, San Diego, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Kimberly has worked as a volunteer in the field of alcohol and drug addiction, & grief work, completing her internship with the Center for Grief & Care at San Diego Hospice.
Kimberly works with both faith-based clients & non faith-based clients. Believing that holistic health includes physical, emotional, mental, & spiritual wellness,Kimberly's clinical training and background provide a safe & calm environment in which to explore even the most troubling issues regarding relational, emotional, mental & spiritual health.
Kimberly is passionate about reconnecting couples in distress, especially after infidelity. Her training in Emotionally Focused Therapy & EMDR, grief counseling, and special clinical training in treating couples after infidelity provide her with a basis in which to understand couples special needs during difficult times.
Kimberly has advanced training & personal experience to work with individuals & couples throughout their life journey from early adulthood to end-of-life & while her heart is for repairing relationships, after going through her own divorce post 27 years of marriage, Kimberly began taking a holistic approach to supporting clients, through all of life's transitions, including premarital, marriage, cohabitation, separation, break up and divorce, and blending families,
Personally, Kimberly has raised three daughters, who are now adults, successfully launched! She is familiar with and understands the challenges relationships face in raising a family and navigating daily life while staying connected with each other over time.
Emotionally Focused Therapy: Core Skills, Advanced Core Skills, First Sessions, EFT & Affairs
EMDR: Level 1 & 2 Training
Torn Asunder: Dave Carder, Healing Affairs Workshop
Prepare/Enrich: Certified P/E Facilitator, Pre-Marital Counseling
Discernment Counseling (should I stay or go?)
Vesta: Redefining Divorce Professional
Separation & Divorce Therapy
Step-Parenting/Blended Family Issues
Depression & Anxiety Therapy
Discernment Counseling (should we stay or part?)
Developing New Romantic Relationships