Kim has been working in helping capacities even before she became a social worker. These experiences ranged from working with adolescents in an acute psychiatric setting, to crisis lines and debriefing for train accidents, to spearheading email based support to more than 300 people for 15 years. Once she obtained her degrees, she spent 7 years working with vulnerable adults in abuse situations by connecting families to resources, supporting those in need in finding safety and relief from trauma, and working with people regarding the aging process. Kim has also worked since 2015 with the University of Utah Mobile Crisis Outreach Team assessing people in crisis, connecting them to helping community partners, assisting in creating safety plans, and facilitating inpatient stays when required.
Kim specializes in LGBTQ issues, particularly as they relate to religion and spirituality. She has experience in working with adolescents and adults surrounding depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and self-harm. She is skilled in mindfulness, life coaching, and helping with relationship concerns. She has experience with a variety of other issues as well.
Kim is excited about helping people find their own paths to healing, growth, and the changes they desire. She loves watching people reach their goals and find peace and meaning in their lives, following their own life paths. She is passionate about seeing people discover self-acceptance and mindfully journeying toward their goals and dreams. Kim loves to assist others in learning to excel in life and in relationships. She also loves to spend time with her spouse, children, and grandchildren, hiking, camping, and reading.
Bachelor of Social Work, 2007
Bachelor of Gerontology, 2007
Master Degree - Social Work, 2008