Kim has particular experience working with survivors of sexual and domestic abuse.
Kim's way of workingKim is a compassionate therapist who tailors her approach to counselling/psychotherapy to meet the individual needs and preferences of each individual. Her main therapeutic approach is Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and she integrates this with elements of a number of other approaches including Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), DBT-Informed Therapy, Solution Focussed Therapy, and Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She also uses a variety of breathing and relaxation techniques to encourage a mind-body connection within clients.
In addition, Kim offers coaching for individuals wishing to overcome obstacles to achieve their goals.
Kim's background and trainingKim has several years' experience of offering therapy in a range of settings including in private practice and for a number of charities.
She has a Diploma in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, a Diploma in Drugs and Alcohol Awareness, a SCOTACS Diploma in Counselling and Group Work - A Cognitive Behavioural Approach, and a COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills.
Kim is accredited by COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland).