Kimmery C Newsom, Ph.D., LCMFT, LMFT

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Dr. Kimmery Newsom, renowned for her empathetic approach, provides individual, couple, and family therapy with a specific interest in assisting women with trauma experiences, couples struggling with communication issues around sex and past trauma, and adolescents. Also, she extends her expertise to people grappling with issues related to racial trauma and equity inclusion. Having personally navigated depression, anxiety, and trauma, she deeply understands the need for effective tools and resources in fostering personal transformation. She is recognized for creating a secure and non-judgmental space where clients can freely express their pain and work collaboratively to achieve their treatment goals.

Dr. Newsom holds a BS in Psychology, an MS in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Ph.D. in Family Studies from Kansas State University. Her credentials also include being a Life Coach, a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE), a Certified Sex Addiction Treatment Provider (CSATP), and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in KS, MN, and WI. With over 17 years of experience working with individuals and couples, her coaching focus encompasses areas such as sexual trauma, relationship dynamics, depression, anxiety, sex addiction, and cultural issues related to racism and discrimination. An accomplished educator, Dr. Newsom has 13 years of teaching experience in universities, is a tenured professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and has made significant contributions to research and literature, including a textbook and her own personal work. In her personal time, she relishes reading, music, writing, and quality moments with her children and partner.

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Job Title
Marriage & Family Therapist
MS, Ph.D.
Kansas State University


Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Coaching, Couples Counseling, Dialectical Behavior (DBT), Emotionally Focused, Family Systems, Individual, Narrative, Relational, Trauma Focused
Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Child, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Family Conflict, Grief, LGBTQ+, Life Coaching, Parenting, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Spirituality, Trauma & PTSD, Women's Issues
Age Groups
Adult, Senior (65+)