Ms. Kimberly McClurkan is a licensed Deaf mental health therapist in Texas. Her years of experience in counseling since 2010 range from working with children, couples, families, and LGBTQ individuals, in addition to group therapy sessions. Kim has worked with clients on issues including relationship, identity, PTSD, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, grief/loss, mood disorders, ADHD and anger management. Her approach to therapy is to support empowerment of each individual to increase self-awareness in order to facilitate positive changes in life where they will be able to gain insight into their emotions and thinking patterns. This then leads toward having a healthy and well-balanced life. Kim’s philosophy is to embrace every element of the inner self to become a whole person. Creating a warm and safe environment for clients is something that Kim values.
Kimberly McClurkan comes from an all-Deaf family in Texas, as well as a Native American family of Choctaw tribe of Oklahoma. She graduated from Gallaudet University with a B.A. degree in psychology and an M.A. degree in mental health counseling. Sound Mental Health in Seattle, WA is where she did her internship. Kim welcomes working with various tools including those of spiritual and religious ones that her clients wish to bring into therapy. Kim has training in sand tray therapy and integral eye movement therapy.