Kim Dew, MS, LPC

Kim Dew is a licensed professional therapist who has been in practice for more than 20 years working with adults, adolescents, children and families. Kim received her Master's degree in counseling psychology from Troy State University in Alabama where she began working with Army aviation personnel and families.

Since then, she has worked in numerous settings including inpatient and outpatient treatment and has extensive experience working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety and family/relationship problems. She has a particular interest in trauma and stress related issues and has received specialized training from the Veteran's Administration in working with Deployment or PTSD concerns and specialized training in domestic violence/abuse issues and disaster and crime-related trauma treatment. Kim has functioned as the director of counseling for a domestic violence council in Atlanta, GA and is an active member of the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health team.

Kim uses a primarily cognitive-behavioral approach in therapy, but integrates other techniques as appropriate with individual clients. The goal is always to help the client define the issues that are causing difficulties in their lives and to build new skills that will help them resolve them and build strength in their integrity.