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.