Individual Therapy Session
Therapy sessions are typically 50 minutes in length and conducted in an individualized format, and grounded in Adlerian/Individual Psychology principles. The individual and the individual’s presenting concerns are the focus of therapeutic sessions. The total number of sessions will vary for individuals.
The four phases of Adlerian therapy are Engagement, Assessment, Intervention, and Reorientation. Tenets of Adlerian theory include: Focus on strengths, Holistic view of the individual, Democratic principles, Sense of community, Personal freedom and responsibility, Social context of behavior, Goal orientated movement, Purpose, and meaning of behavior, Individual view of life, Encouragement, Mutual respect and Importance of contribution.
In addition to Adlerian psychology, Trauma-informed therapy, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Solution-focused therapy, Brainspotting and, Mindfulness-based interventions are other available treatment approaches.
A Buddhist and Upasaka (lay Bodhisattva), Dr. Kimberly integrates principles of Buddhism and Buddhist psychology in her work with individuals who desire a more spiritual/faith-based approach.