Kym Hansen-Duell

LMSW, ACSW

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Locations

Traverse City Clinic
1050 Silver Drive,
Traverse City, MI 49684

Patient Ages

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Older Adult

Kym is a licensed social worker who has practiced clinical therapy in an outpatient setting for over 20 years. Kym has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Central Michigan University and a Master of Social Work from Grand Valley State University.

Kym spent the early part of her career working at Great Lakes Community Mental Health helping to establish a Day Treatment Program for adults 55 and older who had transitioned from long term placement back into the community. Following that, Kym worked at the former Child Guidance Inc. as a clinical therapist.

Kym’s has experience in working with individual’s ages 5 to 90+, in individual, family and group therapy. Additional areas of experience include treating OCD, disordered eating, PTSD and veterans, and personality disorders.

In addition, she is a member of the Pine Rest Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program treatment team, specializing in symptoms of borderline personality disorder and self-harming behaviors. She has extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and is the DBT Program Coordinator for the Traverse City Clinic.

Kym Hansen-Duell participates in the Diversity Collective.

Specialties

Treatment

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Panic Attacks/Panic Disorder
  • Parent and Child Issues
  • PTSD/Trauma/Abuse

Articles By Kym Hansen-Duell

Mindfulness Made Easy

Mindfulness Made Easy

Mindfulness can improve our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and help you be more resilient during stressful times. Don’t worry, you don’t need to do formal mediation to reap the benefits. Many routine activities lend...

Bringing Awareness to Borderline Personality Disorder

Bringing Awareness to Borderline Personality Disorder

May is National Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness month which seeks to stop stigma by spreading awareness, providing support, and sharing information on effective treatments. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is among the most...

Resizing Your Holiday Expectations While Grieving

Resizing Your Holiday Expectations While Grieving

Are you facing a loss this holiday season? This might be a good time to think about resizing your holiday expectations while grieving. Several years ago I met with a patient to discuss ways she could cope with the holiday season after losing a...

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