Our Team

Meet the Therapist

Kim Nielsen

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

About Me

Compassionate Support for Life’s Unexpected Challenges
I approach therapy from a place of kindness and understanding, recognizing that life’s journey often deviates from our expectations. As a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee at the Center for Mental Health Excellence (CFMHE), I bring a compassionate and empathetic approach to helping individuals, couples, and families navigate life’s unexpected challenges. My diverse experiences have enriched my ability to support others in this field.

Specializing in Supporting Adults, Couples, and Adolescents
My professional journey as a Marriage and Family Therapist trainee is dedicated to supporting adults, couples, and adolescents. I understand that life can present numerous hurdles, and my goal is to work collaboratively with you to break them down into achievable steps. Whether you’re struggling with postpartum depression, the challenges of motherhood, marital issues, family conflicts, teenage difficulties, or substance abuse, I focus on breaking down life’s hurdles into achievable goals, ensuring that you are not alone in this journey.

Diverse Life Experiences and Personal Challenges
My personal challenges as a parent and my diverse life experiences have reignited my passion for psychology. As a mother, a partner to a high-achieving husband, and a Master’s student at Pepperdine University, I have firsthand experience with the complexities of modern life. Balancing these roles has not only deepened my understanding of the challenges individuals and families face but has also strengthened my commitment to supporting others in their journey towards healing and growth. These experiences have shaped my perspective and enhanced my ability to relate to and support clients from various backgrounds and life stages.

Commitment to Serving Diverse Communities
I have facilitated therapy groups in Los Angeles jails and served as an Intake Coordinator at LA Metropolitan Hospital, assisting individuals from low and no-income backgrounds in accessing mental health services. My commitment to serving diverse communities has provided me with a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by individuals from various socioeconomic backgrounds. At CFMHE, I strive to create an inclusive and welcoming space where everyone feels heard, respected, and supported.

Taking the First Step Towards Healing and Growth
I am eager to learn about your unique story and to support you through your journey. Your presence here is a significant first step, and I am here to guide you toward finding the right therapist that resonates with your needs and goals. At CFMHE, we believe that seeking therapy is a courageous and proactive step towards improving your mental health and well-being. As your therapist, I am committed to providing a safe, non-judgmental environment where you can explore your experiences, develop coping strategies, and work towards personal growth and healing.

CFMHE: Compassionate Care Within Reach
At the Center for Mental Health Excellence, we believe everyone deserves access to quality mental health support. As a leading non-profit provider, CFMHE offers affordable and convenient counseling services tailored to your unique needs as an individual, couple, or family. Our secure telehealth platform ensures you can receive professional guidance from the comfort of your surroundings, making it easier to prioritize your well-being.

With my compassionate approach stemming from a deep understanding of life’s complexities, I am committed to creating a safe, supportive space for you within CFMHE’s nurturing environment. If you’re ready to navigate life’s unexpected challenges and foster personal growth, I invite you to schedule an initial consultation with me. Together, we can take the first step towards improved mental health and a happier, more fulfilling life.


I specialize in Relationship Issues, Anxiety and Parenting

I See Individuals, Couples, Family.


Sessions: $80

Accepted Payment Types

American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance Type

We do not bill insurance directly. However, we will happily provide superbills that clients can submit on their own for potential out-of-network reimbursement.

All are welcomed and loved here! Whatever you may be going through or struggling with, I am here. Please reach out.