Clinical Team

Kimberly Anderson


Languages Spoken: English

Kimberly is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is passionate about fostering and promoting equity in mental health and wellness spaces. She specializes in trauma informed care and trauma focused therapeutic practices, that include Trauma-informed and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal therapy, Cultural Sensitivity, Stress Management, and the mind-body connection.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University Long Beach and a Master of Clinical Psychology, with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University. During her master’s program she participated in research and training efforts to improve equity in education and mental health sectors looking to adopt a mission to remove barriers to services for underserved populations in public and private agencies, and community building. Kimberly is a published author, having co-authored in cultural studies literature which focuses on psychological stressors African immigrants face and examines how these stressors affect their mental health status.

Kimberly holds a tenure as a Clinical Program Manager with First Place for Youth, a nonprofit organization and the largest transitional age youth housing provider in Los Angeles County; where she supervises day to day operations of program implementation of case management and clinical management services and housing placement services provided by associate and licensed clinicians for transitional age youth (18-25 years old) supporting the successful transition into self-sufficiency and adulthood. She worked at the University of California Los Angeles Rape Treatment Center as a Clinical Counselor and a member of an acute trauma care team in collaboration with local law enforcement and nurse practitioner providing case management and psychotherapy services as well as forensic evidence collection for survivors of sexual assault.

Kimberly continues to engage in clinical practice work, having worked with AskTia, where she provided individual psychotherapy to women identifying patients utilizing a holistic care approach and working in collaboration with a medical professional team to address issues pertaining to life transitions, reproductive health issues, hormonal abnormalities and other life stressors impacting women. She currently holds a mental health therapy practice with Octave, where she provides psychotherapy to individuals supporting them to navigate challenges related to anxiety, burnout, trauma, cultural issues/ racial trauma, depression, family conflict, life transitions and women’s issues.

Kimberly is an avid endorser of “when you take care of yourself you can be a better person for others.”

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