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

Bringing Awareness to Borderline Personality Disorder

Bringing Awareness to Borderline Personality Disorder

Learn more about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized of all mental health conditions.

Tips on Developing Your Self-Compassion

Tips on Developing Your Self-Compassion

The practice of mindfulness is to simply observe our thoughts, feelings and actions without passing judgment. By practicing mindfulness, we can create a habit of awareness to the urge to self-judgment, replacing that self-judgment with...

Have a Better Day EVERY Day … with DBT Skills!

Have a Better Day EVERY Day … with DBT Skills!

Everyone can benefit from practicing DBT skills … These three in particular can help you learn to live a happier life!

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