Kimberly is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist MFC#48771 Licensed by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences. She specializes in Individual, Couples and Family Psychotherapy, and maintains a private practice with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Niguel, California.
Kimberly has been practicing Clinical Psychotherapy since 2000, and a graduate of Vanguard University's Clinical Psychology program specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy,serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients.
Among her areas of expertise are: Post-Hospitalization Follow-up treatment, Dual Diagnosis, Depression, Self-Esteem/Identity Issues, Anxiety disorders, Bipolar, ADHD, as wells a myriad of Relational Issues such as: Marital/Pre-Marital, Couples, Families, and Communication Counseling and Troubled Child and Adolescent issues.
Kimberly is recognized by the Superior Court of the State of California and retained by legal counsel, and granted as an expert in her field to conduct contact interviews, examination, and/or to test defendants with full, private, unmonitored visitation granted by Sandra Hutchens, Sheriff/Coroner of Orange County. She has security clearance and full privilege at any facility of the Orange County jail system as an agent to legal defense teams, as well as provider of Confidential Clinical Psychotherapy.
In addition, Kimberly has presented at College Campuses, private conferences, and general audiences on topics ranging from Relationships, Psychoeducation, Medication Compliance to Domestic Violence. She is a Practical, Interactive, Solution-Focused Therapist.
Her treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. She incorporates a blend of conventional and alternatives approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals. Kimberly's unique holistic approach offers her clients the opportunity to incorporate both conventional medical treatment protocols, as well as, integrating the use of Professionals trained specifically in the use of Alternatives to traditional medications.
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