Offering in-person therapy in Westchester or online sessions for all New York residents.

Offering in-person therapy in Westchester or online sessions for all New York residents.

About

Dr. Kim brings over 25 years of compassionate clinical, supervisory, and teaching expertise to her psychotherapy practice, helping teens and adults facing a wide range of mental health challenges. Dr. Kim offers her specialties in anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD, substance abuse, eating disorders, LGBTQ+ related issues, couples and family conflicts, parenting, cultural and generational issues, work-related obstacles, anger management, affective dysregulation, and other mental health challenges to provide personalized care tailored to your needs. She is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the support and attention necessary for your journey to healing and growth.

Drawing from a profound comprehension of diverse therapeutic needs across various ages, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and communities of various orientations, Dr. Kim provides comprehensive and individualized treatment. She effectively integrates psychodynamic approaches with mindfulness-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to address a broad spectrum of challenges.

Dr. Kim’s therapeutic strategies include leading-edge techniques such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Imago Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Additionally, she incorporates creative modalities such as music, art, play, and Jungian dream analysis to facilitate a further enriched process of self-discovery and healing.

Additionally, for those struggling with insomnia, Dr. Kim also offers specialized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), providing comprehensive support for holistic well-being. With Dr. Kim’s therapeutic guidance, you’ll have a compassionate ally dedicated to supporting you through life’s challenges and facilitating lasting transformation.

Headshot of Dr. Mijin Kim, a friendly and professional woman with a warm smile, wearing a red blouse and a necklace, with a bookshelf in the background, conveying an inviting and knowledgeable presence.

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Approach and specializations

  • Psychoanalysis
  • Trauma-focused therapy
  • EMDR
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Psychoeducation
  • Action-oriented therapy
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Dream Analysis
  • Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Imago Therapy
  • Parenting
  • Mindful Therapy
  • DBT
  • CBT for Insomnia

Education and training

  • Doctor of Arts — Creative Arts Therapy, New York University
  • Master of Arts — Creative Arts Therapy, New York University
  • Bachelor of Arts — Classical Music (Piano Performance), Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
  • New York State Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and Psychotherapist
  • Psychoanalytic Training, Jungian Psychoanalytic Association, New York
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Adjunct Professor
    • New York University
    • SUNY New Paltz
    • Malloy College