About Kimberly

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

Couple's Counseling


Premarital Counseling

Separation & Divorce Therapy 

Step-Parenting/Blended Family Issues

Individual Therapy


Faith-Based Counseling      

Depression & Anxiety Therapy

Grief Counseling            

Discernment Counseling (should we stay or part?)  

Developing New Romantic Relationships 

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@2016 by Kimberly Sandstrom Therapy.