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Minji Kim, MSW, LSW, PEL
Licensed Child Psychotherapist

Ms. Kim is a licensed social worker who is specialized in treating children and adolescents with anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Prior to joining Playful Healing Center, she worked as a school social worker where she helped elementary and junior high school students with various behavioral and social-emotional issues, including anger management, anxiety, bullying, executive functioning, self-esteem, social skills, etc. With strength-based and client-centered approach as her foundation, Ms. Kim provides play-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and DIR/Floortime to support social-emotional development of children and adolescents. She focuses on the strengths of her clients and supports them by providing a welcoming and creative environment to explore their feelings and develop healthy coping skills. Ms. Kim completed her Masters of Social Worker (MSW) from Loyola University Chicago in 2018. She has a Professional Educators License (PEL) from the state of Illinois to work with Pre K - age 22.