Kimberly Woolery, M.S., BCBA, RMHCI
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About Kimberly Woolery, M.S., BCBA, RMHCI
To the outside world, you seem like you have it all together. However, deep down inside you are feeling hopeless, lonely and overwhelmed. You may have an inner voice that is always reminding you that you aren’t good enough and that you aren’t doing enough. This inner critic is constantly reminding you of all the ways you are not measuring up to social expectations, and honestly you’re exhausted. You may also be used to focusing and investing all your time and energy into others, and find that you are always putting yourself last. This leaves you depleted, anxious and overwhelmed. If this resonates with you, it is time to reclaim your life as your own.
I want to be able to help you feel comfortable in your own skin, learn how to relax and fully enjoy your life. I will work with you to help you learn to accept yourself in a safe space without judgment. We can work together to help quieten that inner critic so you can feel free some social pressures.
I have always been a champion for Culturally Sensitive Treatment. Essentially, I like to look at how our values and beliefs affect how we perceive mental health challenges and how this may even make you reluctant to seek help. You may be experiencing conflict between the attitudes, beliefs and values of your parents’ culture and being raised in an environment that is completely different. This may lead you to question your identity and bring up feelings of guilt and shame. You may also feel immense pressure to succeed due to your parents’ sacrifices and you end up ignoring or suppressing your own personal struggles. Or on the flip side, you feel an intense pressure to “assimilate” to US culture by adopting what is acceptable and mainstream at the expense of losing traditional values.
Having been born and raised on the beautiful island of Jamaica; I also understand and empathize with the challenges immigrants experience and how it can feel like we never truly fit in or adapt. My goal is to help break down these barriers with you and provide a space for you to let you know that it is okay to prioritize your needs and wants. However, I believe that we all have the capacity to thrive and heal once equipped with the right coping tools. Your experiences and feelings are valid, despite what others may have told you.
If you feel like we are a good fit, I encourage you to reach out to me.
How to get started
The best way to get started is to send me an email or give me a call. Feel free to also use the contact form below! Services are only provided via Telehealth.
Below are the payment options this practice offers:
- $120 - $160
YEARS IN PRACTICE: