Kim Meijer, is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist in Manhattan, NY, who works with individuals couples and Families. Many of the individuals she works with suffer from anxiety, depression, stress, burn out and relational issues with intimate partners and children. Many of the couples she works with struggle with issues related to intimacy, cultural backgrounds, future planning, life transitions and relationship dynamics. She also work with families where family members struggle with addiction issues and death of a parent or partner. Her intention is to support individuals with creating a fulfilling life with meaningful relationships with others and themselves.
Kim uses an integrative approach as she works with her clients. She will look at your whole being, your body, spirit and mind. Besides talk therapy and family systems she also practices somatic experiencing and contemplative psychology.
Somatic experiencing method is a body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma and other stress disorders. Many of us have experienced trauma wether it’s a death of a loved one, a car accident, verbal and or emotional abuse. These traumatic events affect the wiring of our nervous system and psychological well being. The SE™ approach releases trauma which is key to transforming PTSD and the wounds of emotional and early developmental attachment trauma.
Contemplative psychology is based on meditative eastern traditions. She is a certified yoga teacher and uses meditation, breath and visualizations to release stress and ground the nervous system.
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Kim Meijer is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 6 years
Private Practice, LMFT, 2018 - Present
Community Center Mediation, Therapist, 2013 - 2018
The Gradual Path (CSP), Certificate in Contemplative Studies Program, 2021
Nalanda Institute, Certificate in Contemplative Psychology, 2018
The Kint Institute, Certificate in Trauma & The Expressive Arts, 2016
Pacifica Graduate Degree, Masters in Counseling Psychology, 2015
Svaha Yoga , 500 hour Certified Yoga Teacher, 2004
New York: 001568
Dutch & Flemish