SPECIALTIES

Years in Practice

10 years +

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Credentials

LMFT, MA

I Believe

Making a Difference... I specialize in counseling relationship issues. I work directly with adults, children/adolescents and families in hopes to inspire, teach and guide each towards making a positive difference in their life. I will work together with you to address specific concerns and symptoms as well as to improve relationships and communications. My office is centrally located off the 56 freeway in San Diego.

About

Kim Jones is a licensed California Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC37708). She has been providing counseling to individuals/couples, children/teens and families since 1998 and prior to that in other professions including teaching and recreational camping in both private and the non-profit special populations sector. Kim holds a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on marriage and family from Pepperdine University. She currently lives in San Diego and has three children. Kim also provides services in personal and professional coaching aimed at helping one discover and reach new potentials in their life, realtionships, career or parenting. Kim has experience working as a teacher and counselor in the school systems as well as owning a small business. In San Diego County, she has provided contract based school counseling in the Poway Unified and Vista School Districts. She interfaces comfortably and collaborates with teachers, school personnel and other professionals in the community. Kim offers presentations to the community and can visit your group to speak on a variety of topics such as parenting issues, connecting with kids, communication skills, goal setting, stress management, anger management, changing your thinking patterns. Kim aims to develop an understanding about your specific situation. Her goal is to address specific concerns as well as work with you to improve relationships. She utilizes family systems and cognitive-behavioral perspectives, while integrating solution-focused and problem-solving techniques and play therapy for younger children. Her supportive and nurturing environment assists individuals, children and families to address their difficulties and to help to create solutions which will make a difference in their families and lives. Kim also receives training in strategic intervention through the Robbins-Madanes Training Institute and she implements these skills regularly in sessions. She is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), and the San Diego CAMFT chapter. Contact Kim Jones at (858) 204-2599 or kim@kimjonescounseling.com

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