Kimberly Kooy is a therapist at The Refuge Center. She holds a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Lipscomb University with a specialization in play and expressive arts therapy. Kimberly is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and is is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Kimberly has received training in the Othmer method of Neurofeedback and Levels 1 & 2 training in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR). Kimberly has a BS in Communications from Oral Roberts University and a MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Columbia University’s Teacher’s College. Before becoming a therapist, Kimberly lived and worked in many countries teaching English as a Second Language (ESL).
Kimberly uses a client-centered, integrative and collaborative approach to help people achieve their therapeutic goals. She is passionate about working with men and women of all ages through the transitional stages of life. Kimberly’s clinical areas of interest include: parenting, divorce and recovery, trauma, identity, relationship issues, anxiety, depression and grief and loss.