Kym Hansen-Duell, LMSW, ACSW

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Kym Hansen-Duell, LMSW, ACSW

Kym Hansen-Duell, LMSW, ACSW

Kym is a licensed social worker who has practiced clinical therapy in an outpatient setting for more than 15 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 has been a therapist at the Pine Rest Traverse Clinic since its inception. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Academy of Certified Social Workers. Clinical experience is in working with individual’s ages 5 to 90 plus, in individual, family and group therapy. Kym is also a speaker in the community on topics such as ADHD, depression, parenting and family issues and workplace stress.

In addition, she is a member of the Pine Rest Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program treatment team, specializing in issues of Borderline Personality Disorder and self harming behaviors.  She has completed extensive continuing education in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She is the DBT Program Coordinator for the Traverse City Clinic.


  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family, Parent, and Child Issues
  • Mood Disorders (Depression / Bipolar Disorder)
  • Panic Disorder
  • PTSD / Trauma / Sexual Abuse

Patient Ages

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Children
  • Older Adult