Therapist Profile

Name:
Kimberly Bartlett, MSW
Professional Title:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
3400 Irvine Ave. Suite 217 Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone:
(949) 682-9275
License Number
LCSW25025
Practicing Since:
2008
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Kimberly Bartlett, LCSW, RPT is a specialist and internationally recognized expert in a wide range of issues impacting children, teens and families. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Play Therapist she has undergone extensive training since 2000 in the unique treatment modality of play therapy. Some of her specialties include trauma, PTSD, behavioral problems, anxiety, childhood depression, divorce, blended families, abuse and others. Kimberly has a compassionate, knowledgeable and sincere approach to working with children and families. She presents locally and internationally on child therapy topics and provides supervision to post-master level therapists training in child/play therapy. Kimberly is Part-time Faculty at the graduate level for Master of Science Counseling and Master of Science Marriage, Family and Child Therapy degree programs. In addition to fourteen years of direct treatment services, Kimberly has managed therapeutic programs for high-risk youth in outpatient mental health settings for over five years where she managed up to 30 employees. Some treatment programs she's managed have included children and teens that have transitioned out of inpatient psychiatric care, youth at risk for hospitalization, and traumatized foster youth. She has developed group therapy curriculum that incorporates the therapeutic use of wilderness and play therapy as a Wilderness Therapist/Coordinator for Childhelp, an 84 bed facility. Kimberly has served as the President for the Riverside Chapter California Association for Play Therapy in 2012-2013 and Immediate Past President for the Riverside Chapter in 2013-2014. Certification as a Registered Play Therapist requires a Master's or Doctorate degree in a mental health field with considerable general clinical experience and supervision with advanced, specialized training, experience, and supervision, and a mental health professional license.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Appointments available Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and limited Saturday appointments.
Services
Insurance
Blue Shield of CA, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Bi-Polar
Children
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Families
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Parenting
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Sand Tray Therapy
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Certifications
Registered Play Therapist. Certification as a Registered Play Therapist requires a Master's or Doctorate degree in a mental health field with considerable general clinical experience and supervision with advanced, specialized training, experience, and supervision, and a mental health professional license. Certified by the national Association for Play Therapy www.a4pt.org
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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