CCAA Clinical Member
CCAA No. 201407
Registered Nurse, Oncology Certificate, Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care Nursing, Graduate Diploma Christian Counselling, Graduate Diploma in Counselling, Graduate Diploma in Emotion Focused Therapy, Master in Pastoral Counselling (Pending), EMDR Training (Pending)
Kim Taylor is a counsellor and psychotherapist and is registered as a clinical member of PACFA and CCAA. Kim commenced her counselling training through the St Marks Diploma of Christian Counselling and then continued toward a Graduate Diploma in Counselling at UNE and then pursued a Graduate Diploma in Emotion Focused Therapy at the Annandale Institute. Kim has 17 years of experience in working with individuals and couples on a range of mental health issues in the public, private sectors of mental health care, community health and church-based settings. Specific areas include domestic violence, palliative care, grief and bereavement, couples and parenting adolescents. Kim has a broad experience in loss and grief and palliative care having worked for 15 years as a Clinical Nurse Consultant and Nurse Educator in Oncology and Palliative Care. Over the past 8 years, Kim has become more specialised in trauma working with adult survivors of childhood trauma including sexual, emotional, physical and spiritual abuse, neglect and abandonment. Kim has trained and facilitated residential adult trauma recovery programs at Heal For Life, Cessnock NSW. She is currently in private practice in Berry on the south coast of NSW. Kim’s training and lecturing experience spans 12 years across the St Marks Diploma of Counselling, Tabor College Sydney Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling), Charles Sturt University Grief Loss and Palliative Care and Pastoral Counselling - Grief and Loss in the Master of Pastoral Counselling St Marks Theological College. Kim utilises an emotionally focused therapy modality predominantly in her work and is interested in the combination of EFT and trauma-informed care for both individuals and couples. Kim is an accomplished speaker and keynote presenter.