Kimberly's education and training have taken place at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and the Westchester Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy with a concentration in Jungian Studies. She is also a Sandplay Practitioner through the Sandplay Therapists of America (STA).

 

Her integrative and eclectic approach informs the theoretical basis of her work. She believes in the essential wholeness of human beings. With this in mind, she approaches each person's therapeutic process as a unique path to their own self-awareness and individuation.

Kimberly encourages her patients to make connections to symbols in their dreams, artwork, and personal imagery. For her, working with imagery is an act that respects the unknown and the unconscious within our collective human potential. Using creative modalities, such as visual art and sandplay, Kimberly offers non-verbal ways of exploring inner expression. Her areas of expertise include working with children, adolescents, and adults with emotional, psychological, and developmental challenges, trauma and recovery, bereavement and grief, and healthcare diagnoses.

 

Using her knowledge of art therapy and sandplay, she approaches issues in collaborative, co-constructive ways with her patients using various verbal and non-verbal modalities to explore feelings and develop mastery.

 

© 2018 by Kimberly Bush