Kimberly Mason is a licensed professional counselor leading the intensive outpatient program for adults in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania. She received her graduate degree from Immaculata University, and post graduate training from West Chester University. Kimberly began her career in 1996 working with substance abuse and mental health adult clients.
Passionate about recovery, Kimberly is genuine and authentic in all her approaches. Throughout her years in practice, she has gained a competent skill set of evidenced based techniques to engage her clients including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Trauma treatment (CPT), and Mindfulness- Based Therapy and Yalom's Therapeutic factors (MIGP). Kimberly has had many roles in the psychology field which has given her a vast array of skills and techniques, including creating programs for Partial hospitalization (PHP)and Intensive Outpatient(IOP). Working one on one with individuals, Kimberly spent several years in the community setting providing interventions for those suffering from behavioral addictions, psychosis, trauma, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Having experienced in inpatient, co-occurring and outpatient treatment, Kimberly is a strong advocate of group therapy. Kimberly believes that, "Group therapy represents a safe container for change, it creates a safe place for relational awareness, and provides an opportunity to care and to be cared for by other people without shame. Group therapy can help patients identify the expression of shame within their lives. If done well, group can detoxify shame. I believe in the installation of hope, being genuine, compassionate and authentic with my clients which in turn builds a strong foundation for a therapeutic relationship. It is instrumental to start one's journey in an environment where individuals feel safe and nurtured, free of judgment."