Services for Adults

Kim Roser-Kedward is an Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), experienced with civilians and veterans of all ages and eras. She offers mental health treatment counseling, counseling, coaching and psychotherapy for adult women and men across the life span.  Kim incorporates the foundation skill of Mindfulness with most other treatment approaches she offers.

Because many people who seek therapy have experience some type of trauma or loss in their life, a holistic approach to care is offered, tailoring the therapy to the needs of the client. All services take place through Telehealth-videoconferencing   Call (619) 379-7450 to schedule an initial assessment.

(Overcoming) Anxiety – a 12-16 session, cognitive-behavioral and “evidence based” treatment of anxiety disorders, such as Social Phobia (public speaking, social situations, etc.), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobias, mild Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Some people may need more or fewer sessions, depending on the severity of their symptoms.  “Evidence based” means research has shown this approach to be effective for many people who undergo this treatment approach. Click here for information about the research that supports this treatment approach.

Becoming Relationship Smart – Need to improve your communication skills? Want to overcome your patterns in unhealthy relationship? Overcome what’s getting in the way of enjoying authentic and healthy relationships.

Communication and Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills – What to Say, and How to Say It – Learn effective communication skills for those really difficult situations. Incorporates the skills of DBT.

Emotion Regulation Skills Training of DBT – “evidence based” skill development in Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, Acceptance, Letting Go, and MindfulnessReduces vulnerability to negative emotions.  Build a life worth living by creating more positive experiences in your life.  Skill development in psychotherapy improves self-esteem, induces effective action, and reduces anxiety and depression. “Evidence based” means research has shown this approach to be effective for many people who undergo this treatment approach.

(Smart) Dating Skills – Tired of wasting your time, energy, and money on fruitless dating experiences? Need a dating strategy? Together we can help you clarify your dating goals, define your “non-negotiables”, and develop skills to more effectively find your partner in life.

Insomnia Treatment – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) is an 8-session behaviorally-focused and “evidence based” approach to improving sleep and reducing insomnia. To learn more, please review the CBT-I Fact-Sheet for Clinicians.  Click here for information on the research supporting this approach. For individuals whose insomnia is driven by anxiety, CBT for Overcoming Anxiety may be recommended before or after CBT-I. “Evidence based” means research has shown this approach to be effective for many people who undergo this treatment approach. Click here to learn about the harmful effects of untreated sleep disorders.

Mental Wellness and Prevention – Psychotherapy focused on eliciting lifestyle choices to enhance physical and mental health. This is a great supplement to medication treatment for physical and mental health conditions.

Traditional Psychotherapy – Some people benefit from a less-structured, solution-focused, “talk therapy” to help move forward in life. This eclectic approach incorporates multiple theoretical orientations such as psychodynamic, family-of-origin, attachment-based, and cognitive-behavioral approaches.

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