Venee Kimpson

(LCSW-R, BCPCC)
Therapist Venee Kimpson Photo

About Me

Venée K. Kimpson, LCSW-R, BCPCC, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in compassionate Christian professional counseling for individuals, couples and families. Venée’s therapeutic approach is to blend sound biblical guidance with a psychodynamic approach that emphasizes cognitive behavioral therapy. She helps her clients raise their self-awareness regarding talents, abilities, gifts, and how they can exercise faith to achieve personal and professional goals.

Venée obtained her bachelor’s degree in business management from Fordham Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY. She has a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University, New York. While at Fordham University, Venée realized that social work was her calling. The rest is history.

Prior to establishing a faith-based private practice, Venée held roles at non-profit, social service and for-profit settings. While working in the financial arena, she simultaneously served as the volunteer director of a Children’s Ministry. She enjoyed this role on a volunteer basis far more
than her lucrative job.

Venée is passionate about serving others and has participated in several overseas missions for underprivileged children and families in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies. She is an active member of Bethel Gospel Assembly, Inc., New York.

Certifications: SIFI Certified Social Work Field Instructor, New York State Certified School Social Worker, Executive Certificate in Non-profit Leadership, Graduate Schools of Social Service & Business Administration at Fordham University, Specialization in Children and their Families, Crisis Prevention Intervention, JBFCS Loss and Bereavement Program for Children & Adolescents, and Child Play Therapy.

Evidence-based Treatment: Venée is also experienced in the following evidence-based treatment modalities:

• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
• Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
• Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT)
• Emotionally Focused Couple's Therapy (EFT)
• Growth-Focused Brief Therapy (GFBT)
• Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Memberships: National Association of Social Workers-NYC Chapter; North American Association of Christians in Social Work; American Association of Christian Counselors; Black Psychiatrists
of Greater New York & Associates in New York State; Alumni Advisory Board of the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service during 2008-2010; volunteer with the NYC Medical Reserve Corps affiliated with OMH Disaster Preparedness and Response.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , Forgiveness , Life Purpose , Prejudice and Discrimination , Women's Issues Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Psychodynamic Therapy

Years of Experience: 15

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #078178 (Expires: 2022-07-31)


Reviews

Written by J.O. on Aug 27, 2021 after counseling with Venee for 3 weeks

This is after only two sessions but I felt heard and understood. Venee quickly pointed out three things for us to work on and they were exactly what I need.