I Met With Kimberly Alexander ( Kim ) Essay

976 Words Feb 16th, 2016 4 Pages
On Saturday, February 6th, I met with Kimberly Alexander (Kim), a licensed professional counselor who holds a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Richmont University. She also received a specialty degree in addictions and sex therapy. Kim also has a master’s in business administration. Kim stated that she choose Richmont University because of the school’s Christian focus. Her career as a therapist is multifaceted. She works PRN at Riverwoods Behavioral Health System and as a mobile assessor for emergency rooms in the Metro Atlanta area. Within this capacity, she completes assessments for patients in active crisis dealing with suicidal ideations, homicidal ideations, and active psychosis. Kim is also a personal trainer at a gym she owns called ATL Sport in Lake City, Georgia. Additionally, she has a private practice called Fit Mind Fit Body Fit Soul located in Stockbridge, Georgia. Within her private practice she sees high-functioning clients with private insurance. The typical client she treats in her private practice has issues stemming from depression and anxiety. Kim focuses on holistic care within her private practice. She believes, “Spirituality fosters growth.” Kim is currently a member of the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association. Kim describes her professional identify as, “Complex.” She states that as a personal trainer and counselor she believes that total health derives from a physical…

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