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. In addition to her outpatient work, Kimmy in a program therapist at the Eating Recovery Center (ERC) treatment program.
Kimmy is a licensed professional counselor (LPC licensure) in the state of Illinois and is working towards her Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) designation under the supervision of Dr. Devlin. Kimmy provides individual therapy services to youth and adults in treatment for eating disorders, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Kimmy also facilitates therapy groups and group program at Birch Tree. Kimmy works from a Health at Every Size (HAES) framework, integrating mindfulness, intuitive eating, and self-care into her work with clients.
Kimmy identifies as an LGBTQ+ affirming therapist and enjoys helping members of the community through their journeys of self-discovery and body image healing. She is an avid Anti-Diet advocate and loves helping folx in diverse bodies reclaim their liberation from diet culture.
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.