Kim Svatek is a Christian counselor with experience working with children and adolescents as well as individuals, couples and families. She values the role of God’s Word, God’s Spirit and God’s people in helping to transform us into the image of Jesus Christ. In addition to her role as a counselor, her background includes fifteen years of experience in business consulting and change management in the oil & gas industry.
- MA/Biblical Counseling, Dallas Theological Seminary
- MA/Cross-Cultural Ministry, Dallas Theological Seminary
- MBA, Texas A&M University
- BA (Psychology), Texas A&M University
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Texas (#75304)
Kim is a member in good standing with:
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
Kim partners with clients journeying through issues with anxiety and depression, relationship and family problems, workplace stress and academic issues. She also values working through the healing process related to trauma, abuse, self-harm and complex grief. Her counseling approach is tailored to each individual, stemming from a variety of techniques, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, brief solutions-focused therapy, reality/choice therapy, family systems therapy and non-directive play therapy for children.
Kim is trained in Christian Moore’s Why Try Resilience Program, helping clients to bounce back from life’s challenges and identify tools and techniques to overcome adversity. Additionally, she is a certified Prepare/Enrich counselor, focused on helping couples explore and strengthen their relationships at any stage. And most recently, Kim was trained by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in trauma healing techniques focused on mindfulness and self-care. In addition to individual and family counseling, Kim is available to facilitate group sessions in any of these areas, as well as anger management and parenting skills.
Kim enjoys biking, hiking, travelling and spending time outdoors with her fur-babies, Baylee and Zara. She is an aunt to ten energized littles and is actively involved in community volunteerism and her local church.
Kim’s ultimate goal is the help her clients find value and strength within themselves to achieve the changes they desire. She values the opportunity to work with clients of all faiths and backgrounds, and is privileged to hear your story and participate in your growth journey.