Kimberly Simmons, LMHC
"If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk. If you can't walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward." - Martin Luther King Jr.
Welcome to the start of a new life and a more well-balanced you!
I believe seeking therapy is the first step to empowerment and healing in one's life and I will assist you on that journey to overall wellness.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Substance Abuse
- Mood Disorders
- Family Dynamics
- Couples Issues
MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)
National Institute of Mental Health website
"Atomic Habits" by James Clear
"Man's Search for Meaning" by Victor Frankl
"The Body Keeps the Score" by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
"The Five Love Languages" by Gary Chapman
All too often we find ourselves in need of a little bit of validation, assurance, or direction. It is Kimberly's professional belief that seeking therapy is the first step to empowerment and healing. Through Kimberly's work, she strives to connect with her clients on an empathetic and personal level, creating a professional relationship that will carry them through the therapeutic process.
She takes a person-centered and realistic approach to issues like addiction, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, family conflict, trauma, and low self-esteem. Kimberly will meet you where you are in life, creating an environment that fosters personal growth and self-discovery.
Kimberly is a licensed professional therapist with Master's and Bachelor's degrees in counseling psychology and exercise science from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She is experienced in treating clients dealing with substance abuse, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, family dynamics, ODD, depression, and relationship issues.
- BS, Psychology/Exercise Science - Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL
- MS, Counseling Psychology - Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL
- Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer
- Certified Domestic Violence Advocate
- Florida Mental Health Counselors Association