Kim Eisenberg, MSW, ASW, is an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) who is currently obtaining hours towards becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2010 from San Diego State University, Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Towson University, and Associate’s Degree in Chemical Dependency Counseling from the Community College of Baltimore County. Kim has worked in inpatient and outpatient mental health care settings in MD and CA, including internships at Johns Hopkins Hospital Center for Addiction and Pregnancy, Tri-City Hospital, and post-graduate positions as a Program Manager at San Diego Youth Services and Clinical Social Worker at Sharp Mesa Vista.
With a strong commitment to evidence-based treatment, Kim’s background includes behavioral health research and program administration in addition to direct clinical practice. She is experienced in providing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Seeking Safety, Crisis Intervention, and Harm Reduction. Kim has worked with people with mood disorders, thought disorders, personality disorders, and co-occurring disorders (mental health + substance use) and populations including pregnant and parenting young adults, refugees and asylees, and trafficking survivors. In addition to her work in mental health, Kim also has extensive experience in Career Counseling and Executive Coaching, helping adults successfully navigate professional transitions.
Kim is passionate about providing intersectional, trauma-informed therapy to diverse populations of teens and adults, and is excited to serve San Diego’s LGBTQIA, poly, and kink communities from a place of affirmation and acceptance. Committed to providing a safe, warm, empathic therapeutic relationship, Kim’s focus is on helping people identify their personal and relational goals and work toward positive change – on their own terms. She is under the clinical supervision of Sue Boyd, LCSW, BCD, LCS #24597.