Esther Kim, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy

Esther Kim

Esther Kim

28 years of experience

Do you feel restless, sad, anxious? Do you find it difficult to let go of past hurts and regrets? Are you filled with worry and self-doubt? Do these struggles have you feeling overwhelmed, unfocused, and interfere with your current life circumstances and relationships? Are you ready and willing to take the steps toward healing and peace of mind? Hello. My name is Esther Kim. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience in the helping field. I come from a trauma-informed background with training in Cognitive/Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Anxiety Therapy, Grief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Parent Coaching, and Restorative Practices. I embrace a positive, strength-based, solution-focused, and collaborative approach when working with clients. I strive to help my clients realize they possess the ability to not just cope with painful circumstances or memories but also overcome them and create a new narrative for their lives. To schedule an intake appointment with me, click "Book Session" above or use this link: *** Please note that if you are in need of additional administrative services such as disability certification, a letter for special accommodations, or approval for the use of an emotional support animal (ESA), you will need to contact another healthcare provider who can assess for and/or verify a diagnosis and provide you with the necessary documentation.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

Clients can expect to feel heard, accepted, affirmed, and challenged.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy Acceptance and Commitment Motivational Interviewing Narrative Therapy Positive Psychology Restorative Practices Mindfulness Strength-Based Faith-based Solution-Focused Humor

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

Self-Awareness Self-Acceptance Self-Care Empowerment Coping Boundaries Letting Go Conflict Resolution Parent Coaching Life transitions Caring for kids and aging parents Life changes, loss Struggles related to culture, race Christian faith-based counseling

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