Biography

Kimberly Parker, LCSW
Therapist

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Ms. Kimberly Parker is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Washington.

Ms. Parker received her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of North Florida and her Master’s in Social Work from George Fox University.

Kimberly has experience working in a variety of settings, including community mental health, emergency departments, with veterans, and in jails/juvenile settings. She has worked with individuals in these settings who are working through depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar, schizophrenia, and other disorders.

She has also worked with several non-profit agencies providing victim advocacy and therapy for individuals who have experienced sexual trauma and domestic violence. She has spent numerous continuing education hours expanding her knowledge and understanding of how trauma impacts the brain and trauma treatment.

She believes that the client directs therapy and that therapy is not a one size fits all approach. She utilizes numerous therapeutic techniques to ensure that her clients gain the skills to help them take control of their symptoms and live the life they desire. Each client is different and can benefit from skills from a variety of therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and meditation.

Kimberly enjoys nothing more than soaking in the sun at the beach as the waves lap against the shore. Kimberly is an active outdoor enthusiast who enjoys long hikes in nature (assuming the sun is shining!!) Above all, Kimberly cherishes spending time with her family.

Qualifications

Education & Training

University of North Florida

Ms. Parker received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Florida

George Fox University

Ms. Parker earned her Master’s degree in Social Work at George Fox University