Kimmy Morrison

Eating Disorder Recovery Coach

Kimmy Morrison, MS. Ed.Associate Clinician

Education and Training

Kimmy Morrison received her bachelor’s degree from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio where she studied Educational Studies and History. She received her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Miami. Kimmy completed her practicum internships at Gatewell Therapy Center under the mentorship of Dr. Stacey Rosenfeld and at the University of Miami’s Institute for Individual and Family Counseling (IIFC) under the supervision of Dr. Dulce Jane. At Gatewell, Kimmy worked with youth and adults and provided individual therapy, meal support services, and assisted with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) groups for adults. Kimmy also worked as a Recovery Coach and completed additional  training at Oliver Pyatt Centers (OPC), a Monte Nido Affiliate, under the supervision of Daniela Sliwkowski, LMHC. At OPC, Kimmy provided eating disorder treatment for adults with eating disorders, mood disorders, trauma, and self-injury issues.

Kimmy currently is pursuing LPC licensure in the state of Illinois and will work towards her Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) designation under the supervision of Dr. Devlin and Regina Verhelst, LCPC. Kimmy provides individual coaching services to clients in treatment for eating disorders, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Kimmy also assists with therapy groups at Birch Tree alongside Dr. Devlin, Regina Verhelst, and Dr. Aibel. Kimmy works from a Health at Every Size (HAES) framework, integrating mindfulness, intuitive eating, and self-care into my work with clients.

Current Clinical Interests

Kimmy loves helping individuals on their eating disorder recovery journeys. She approaches treatment from a Health at Every Size (HAES) framework and enjoys working with issues related to body image, self-esteem, perfectionism, identity development, fertility, and anxiety and depression. Kimmy’s clinical approach integrates multiple modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Kimmy also approaches care from intuitive eating and intersectional feminist perspectives.

On a Personal Note

Kimmy grew up in Northeast Ohio. She enjoys traveling, pottery, swimming, trying new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends. Kimmy is an animal lover and has a tabby cat named David.