Kimberleigh Stickney, LMHC
Kimberleigh Stickney, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Kimberleigh Stickney is a highly skilled and compassionate Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to individuals navigating their mental health journeys. With a background as a military medic and EMT, Kimberleigh possesses a profound understanding of trauma, stress-related disorders, and the challenges faced by veterans and active-duty personnel.
Having served as a medic in the military, Kimberleigh witnessed the physical and emotional toll that military service can have on individuals. Her firsthand experience in high-pressure situations, emergency response, and medical care has shaped her empathetic and client-centered approach to therapy. Kimberleigh’s unique insight into the experiences of veterans and military personnel enables her to create a safe and understanding environment where they can openly explore their struggles and work towards healing.
Kimberleigh has received extensive training in evidence-based therapies, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She is also a certified Clinical Trauma Practitioner, equipped with specialized knowledge to effectively address trauma-related concerns.
EMDR, a highly effective therapy for trauma recovery, holds a significant place in Kimberleigh’s therapeutic repertoire. Using this approach, she guides her clients through a comprehensive process of reprocessing traumatic memories and healing the associated distressing symptoms. Through EMDR, Kimberleigh empowers individuals to regain control over their lives, cultivate resilience, and achieve lasting positive change.
Kimberleigh is also adept at utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, helping clients identify and modify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to their distress. By working collaboratively with her clients, she supports them in developing practical skills to manage their emotions, cope with stress, and improve their overall well-being.
In addition to her expertise in EMDR and CBT, Kimberleigh is trained in CBASP, a specialized therapy for chronic depression, and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Her diverse range of therapeutic approaches allows her to tailor treatment plans to meet each client’s specific needs, providing them with the most effective and individualized care.
As a certified DBT therapist, Kimberleigh incorporates the principles of Dialectical Behavior Therapy into her practice, helping individuals develop skills in emotional regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and mindfulness. This comprehensive approach allows clients to navigate challenging situations and enhance their quality of life.
With her warm and non-judgmental demeanor, Kimberleigh creates a safe and supportive space for her clients to explore their concerns, process their experiences, and cultivate personal growth. She understands the importance of building a strong therapeutic relationship and strives to foster trust and collaboration in her work.
If you are seeking a compassionate and skilled therapist who specializes in trauma recovery, veterans’ mental health, and evidence-based therapies, Kimberleigh Stickney, LMHC, is here to help. Contact her today to schedule a confidential consultation and take the first step towards healing and transformation.