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Kim Scott + Credentials and Afiliations + The Approach

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A B O U T  M E

Kim Scott, LMFT

I have been a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist for over 30 years and still love every day of my job. Helping people achieve their highest potential is my life passion. I received my B.A. Degree from California State University, Northridge in Psychology, and my M.A. Degree from Azusa Pacific University in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. My license number is MFC21184.  

In counseling, I will listen and support you throughout the depths of your personal winter and will help you find the invincible summer that lies within.  There are times in life when we all struggle, but working together we can turn your struggles into transition points for personal growth. I use a full array of clinical approaches to help my clients find answers to the challenges that bring them into therapy. 


By listening to you, I am able to customize your treatment plan. My approach is eclectic and always designed to meet my client’s individual needs. My counseling provides a safe place to share your pain, and an environment conducive to understanding and resolving your toughest challenges.



  • Certified EMDR Therapist

  • Certificate of Completion: Gottman Method Couples Therapy - Level 1 and Level 2

  • Certificate of Completion of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, certified through the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP)

  • Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Coach

  • Completed one-year certification program in the treatment of Eating Disorders, certified through the Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS)

  • Certified in the Mitchell Model for Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

  • Experienced and trained in hypnotherapy.

Professional Affiliations:

  • California Association of Marriage Family Therapists

  • Valley Federation of Eating Disorder Specialists

  • EMDR International Assosiation - Full Member 


Individual Issues . . . 

  • Depression, Anxiety and other Mood Disorders

  • Grief

  • Post Traumatic Stress 

  • Recovery from Sexual Assault

  • Personal Growth

  • Relationship Issues

  • Life Transitions

  • Work and Career Issues

  • Weight Loss/ Eating Disorders

Couple’s Issues, including . . .

  • Divorce, Loss and Grief

  • Anger Issues

  • Pre-Marital Counseling

  • Recovery After an Affair

Career & Life Coaching . . .

Parenting Issues, including . . .

  • Strengthening Parent-Child Bond
  • Blended Family Issues

  • Empty Nest Syndrome

Teen Issues, including . . .

  • Childhood Trauma

  • Self-Destructive Behaviors

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • Transitional Periods

  • Anxiety, Fear and Stress re College Application Process

  • Fearfulness, Nervousness, Worry, Shyness

  • School Difficulties

  • Eating Disorders

  • Bullying

  • Lack of Friends

Women’s Issues

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