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Kim Brownell
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW

Kim Brownell

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today
12625 High Bluff Drive, Suite 216, San Diego, CA 92130
Hi! I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist with 14 years of experience on both coasts working with Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples, Families, IEP/504 educational advocacy/coaching, ADHD/ASD coaching & running annual Teen Therapy groups. I've worked in a variety of milieus including Behavioral Health, Urgent Care, In-school Therapy, Child/Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Clinics (Rady Children’s, Bellevue Hospital, Center for Eating Disorders), & Inpatient Adult & Adolescent Units (NY State Psychiatric Institute) in addition to 6 years in Private Practice. I integrate traditional approaches w/ warm, creative, dynamic modalities.
I specialize in ADHD & Neurodivergence, Mood D/O, Body Image, Self-Esteem, Life Transitions, Marriage/Family/Couples Therapy, Stress Management, School Advocacy, IEP/504 Expert Coaching. Earlier in my journey, I spent a decade as a professional Singer/Dancer/Actress performing in the Radio City Xmas Spectacular & various National/International Broadway Tours
I hold an MSW from NYU & clinical licenses in New York (LMSW), California (LCSW) & Massachusetts (LICSW). Additionally, I hold certificates in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Positive Youth Development, Group Therapy (GPALA), EMDR & Couples, Marriage, & Family Therapy from The Gottman Institute (Level I & II)
Take the first step to help. Call or Kim Brownell now - (760) 840-2827 x104

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

The Halliday Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness

12625 High Bluff Drive

Suite 216

San Diego, CA 92130

(760) 840-2827 x104

Halliday Center Pilot Office

355 Santa Fe Drive

Suite 200

Encinitas, CA 92024

I am fully vaccinated/boosted and work in a private office setting, so I currently see patients both in-person & via Tele-Health!
I specialize in Mood Disorders, Anxiety and ADHD 
$275 Per Session  
I see individuals, families and groups  

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

The Halliday Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness

12625 High Bluff Drive

Suite 216

San Diego, CA 92130

(760) 840-2827 x104

Halliday Center Pilot Office

355 Santa Fe Drive

Suite 200

Encinitas, CA 92024

I am fully vaccinated/boosted and work in a private office setting, so I currently see patients both in-person & via Tele-Health!
I specialize in Mood Disorders, Anxiety and ADHD 
$275 Per Session  
I see individuals, families and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $275
  • Couple Sessions $300
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Out of Network
"
I am currently doing IN-PERSON appointments with an option of tele-health sessions per client request.
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW
"
I am currently doing IN-PERSON appointments with an option of tele-health sessions per client request.
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of California / 86673
  • In Practice for 14 Years
  • Certificate from The University of the State of New York LMSW#: 087926-1 / 2015
  • Certificate from MA Board of Registration of Social Workers LICSW#: 000121698 / 2018
  • Attended New York University, LMSW, Graduated 2012
"
I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in California with an LMSW from New York University. In practice since 2010, I hold additional certificates from The University of the State of New York and MA Board of Registration of Social Workers.
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW
"
I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in California with an LMSW from New York University. In practice since 2010, I hold additional certificates from The University of the State of New York and MA Board of Registration of Social Workers.
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD

Expertise

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Marriage/Couples Therapy, Child/Adolescent Therapy
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD (EMDR certification)
  • Women's Issues
"
Specializing in ADHD, mood disorders, and more, I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist with 13 years' experience. I offer dynamic therapy for children, teens, adults, couples, and families. Passionate about life transitions, school advocacy, and LGBTQ issues, I embrace free and divergent thinkers while guiding them towards healthier thinking patterns!
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW
"
Specializing in ADHD, mood disorders, and more, I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist with 13 years' experience. I offer dynamic therapy for children, teens, adults, couples, and families. Passionate about life transitions, school advocacy, and LGBTQ issues, I embrace free and divergent thinkers while guiding them towards healthier thinking patterns!
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

I also speak

None

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

I also speak

None

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Structural Family Therapy
"
With over 13 years of experience, I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist specializing in ADHD, mood disorders, and dynamic therapy for all ages! My approach blends EMDR and CBT. From family therapy to addressing LGBTQ issues, I'm dedicated to guiding individuals through personalized paths of growth and healing.
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW
"
With over 13 years of experience, I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist specializing in ADHD, mood disorders, and dynamic therapy for all ages! My approach blends EMDR and CBT. From family therapy to addressing LGBTQ issues, I'm dedicated to guiding individuals through personalized paths of growth and healing.
or call with questions - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW

Groups

Location

Primary Location

The Halliday Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness

12625 High Bluff Drive

Suite 216

San Diego, CA 92130

(760) 840-2827 x104

Additional Location

Halliday Center Pilot Office

355 Santa Fe Drive

Suite 200

Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 840-2827 x104
"
I am fully vaccinated/boosted and work in a private office setting, so I currently see patients both in-person & via Tele-Health!
Take the first step to help. Call now - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW
"
I am fully vaccinated/boosted and work in a private office setting, so I currently see patients both in-person & via Tele-Health!
Take the first step to help. Call now - (760) 840-2827 x104
Kim Brownell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024