Kimberly Leandre is a RI Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a National Certified Counselor specializing in the mental and behavioral health of individuals, couples and families. With over 20 years of clinical experience, she is the owner of Professional Counseling Associates, Inc. in East Greenwich, RI.
Her professional interests include neuroscience, physics and holistic health. Her specialties include treatment for anxiety, depression, anger management and emotional control, adjustment issues, self injurious behaviors and trauma.
She has extensive experience and training in adolescent counseling and mental health. Kim is a sincere, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support, practical feedback and psychoeducation to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and existential psychotherapy. For further information, check out Kimberly's interview in Counseling Today, a publication of the American Counseling Association.
Kim is an Approved Supervisor for graduate students working toward licensure with the RI Department of Health.
She is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher trained at Raffa Yoga-_RYT-200 and registered with Yoga Alliance. She is certified in Y-CBT, Yoga Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
Additionally, she serves on the Board of the Rhode Island Mental Health Counselor Association.
CAGS: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Mental Health Counseling, 2009
MA: Master of Arts in Agency Counseling, 2002. Rhode Island College
BA: Bachelor Degree in Psychology, 1997. Rhode Island College
LMHC: Licensed Mental Health Counselor: RI# MHC00412
NCC: National Certified Counselor: ID# 272583
Course Work at:
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Providence College, Providence, RI
Professional Speaking Presentations:
"Group Counseling Adolescents in a School Setting from Resistance to Termination"
"Trauma/ Complex Trauma and Its Effects in the Classroom" "Enclothed Cognition: Clothing and Its Relationship to Self Esteem and Productivity"