About

Kim believes that every client is a survivor and establishing a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship sets the foundation for meaningful change. Kim approaches therapy with the knowledge that every individual is unique given their lived experiences. Treatment involves respecting client preferences, needs, hopes, and helping each client find what works best for them. Kim integrates body, emotion, and cognitive focused models for holistic wellness including Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused approaches. She is committed to offering clients an effective, evidence-based, and meaningful therapeutic experience.

Kim believes that every client is a survivor and establishing a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship sets the foundation for meaningful change. Kim approaches therapy with the knowledge that every individual is unique given their lived experiences. Treatment involves respecting client preferences, needs, hopes, and helping each client find what works best for them. Kim integrates body, emotion, and cognitive focused models for holistic wellness including Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused approaches. She is committed to offering clients an effective, evidence-based, and meaningful therapeutic experience.

Kim offers safe and supported treatment for individuals seeking a haven for exploration, adaption, and growth. With curiosity, patience, humor and genuineness, Kim guides clients towards harnessing their inner wisdom and acquiring knowledge and skills to thrive beyond surviving.

Designations and Affiliations

  • Registered Psychologist (#5100)- College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Member of Psychologists Association of Alberta
  • Alumni Member of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (Level 1)
  • Member of Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology- University of Calgary
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology- University of Calgary
  • Bachelor of Arts Social and Cultural Anthropology- University of Calgary

Certifications and Trainings

  • EMDR Level 1 Certification (Sue Genest)
  • General Assessments for Counselling Psychologists (Dr. Dyck & Psychologists’ Association of Alberta
  • Going Beyond the Suicide Assessment (Dr. McBride)
  • Grounding Trauma with Dr. Kristin Neff (Cast-Canada)
  • Sensorimotor Level 1 Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma (Dr. Sharpe/Jen Gardner)
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST) Tune up (Centre for Suicide Prevention)
  • Frontiers of Trauma Training Series (NICABM)
  • Intermediate Counselling Ethics: Relational Consent and Writing Succinct Therapy Notes (Dr. McBride)
  • Somatic Interventions for Treating Complex Trauma (Dr. Janina Fisher)
  • Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors (Dr. Janina Fisher)
  • How to Work With the Part of Trauma That Can’t be Verbalized Web-Training (NICABM)
  • How to Work With Shame Web-Training (NICABM)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia CBT-I Certification (CBT for Insomnia)
  • Using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to Treat Emotional Dysregulation Disorders (Sheri Van Dijk)
Online Counseling

Need Help Finding Me?