About Our Therapist Kim Silverthorn B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C
Kim Silverthorn is a registered Master Practitioner of Clinical Counselling (M.P.C.C.) through the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (C.P.C.A.). She has an Honours B.A. in Sociology and Crime and Deviance from the University of Toronto; and a Diploma of Applied Counselling and Psychology from Kelowna College. She comes to Beaumont by way of central Ontario, the Northwest Territories and northern Alberta.
Kim has worked for the past 30 years providing therapeutic supports for individuals and for families. She offers a broad range of professional development opportunities and training programs for various community groups and agencies. Kim is the author of the E-Resource Manual "Energizers and Icebreakers", and she is currently finishing her book "Advice From the Therapist's Chair".
Kim has worked with street gangs in Toronto, aboriginal youth in isolated northern Canada, and abused youth and their families in Alberta. She specializes in work with children/youth, with couples and with individual adults, and has experiences with diverse and unique client populations. She has had the privilege of helping to initiate and develop some groundbreaking, socially enhancing programs which have become the foundation for healthy community development; she has facilitated parts of the Alberta Social Work Program; and she has provided (and continues to provide) supervision for first and second year Social Work students who are completing their Social Work Diplomas. Kim’s work with her clients not only encourages and empowers individuals to be agents of change in their own lives - but also in the world around them.