Client Program Director
Kimberly Sherman received her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Temple University, going on to complete a Masters in Social Work at The University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice. Kimberly spent the following five years as a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania, working with adolescents in substance abuse outpatient treatment, facilitating groups for adults with Schizophrenia, running a group home for adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, and working within the Philadelphia Prison System with adjudicated males, to name a few.
Following relocation to the west coast, Kimberly became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California, and for the next six years, worked primarily with the adult substance dependent and co-occurring population. Prior to coming to PCH, Kimberly was the Outpatient Program Director at Cliffside Malibu Treatment Center and the Clinical Director of an outpatient treatment center in west Los Angeles.
Kimberly has received specialized training from The Psychoanalytic Institute of New York as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy training from Marsha Linehan’s Behavioral Tech. Kimberly’s work with clients, In both her role as Program Director at PCH, and as the treating clinician in private practice, leans towards a Strengths Perspective approach, with an emphasis on healing the split self through the learning and implementation of CBT, DBT, and Psychodynamic interventions.