Therapist Profile

Kimberly A. Sullivan
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
9008 Elk Grove Blvd. #20 Elk Grove, CA 95624
(916) 709-1648
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Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Are you ready to try Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to overcome a pattern of unstable relationships and reactive emotional outbursts? Perhaps you have landed in the psychiatric hospital due to erratic behavior. Perhaps you have reached a point where things just are not working for you and you are ready to make a change. Control these symptoms: Frantic attempts to prevent abandonment. Unstable relationships - alternating between "I love you" and "I hate you". Impulsive behavior such as binge eating, reckless driving, spending , substance use. Self-mutilation or suicidal thoughts/behavior. Mood swings. Anger that is out of control or inappropriate. DBT is a specialized program that emphasizes learning and practicing skills to improve the ability to maintain appropriate behavior despite intense stressors. One telling moment was when a patient in the hospital voiced, "If I knew this on Tuesday, I wouldn't be here today." This is a true DBT program that involves skills groups and individual therapy. The group will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Individual sessions will be held on Saturdays. Participants are expected to maintain weekly attendance of both the group and the individual session.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Tuesday 6-8 PM, Skills Group Saturday 8AM-8PM, Individual Sessions
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills group to teach mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. Homework will be assigned/reviewed. Individual Sessions to reinforce skills, process individual stressors/reactions Introductory rate: $25/group session, $75/individual session
Credit Cards Accepted
MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


BS Psychology, Minor, Education, UC Davis, 1992 CA Teaching Credential, CSUS, 1996 MA Counseling Psychology, National University, 2004

Area of Specialty

Assertiveness Training
Personality Disorders


Theoretical Orientation
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 2007
Languages Spoken

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