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Kim Trauth

Kim Trauth

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Kim is a licensed clinical social worker, who has spent the last five years specializing in mental health and substance abuse. Kim meets her clients with a sense of empathy, transparency, and reality all while validating their emotions and experiences. She treats all her clients with dignity and respect. She is proficient in helping others identify appropriate coping skills and putting complex situations into perspective. As a therapist, Kim utilizes an integrated approach that brings in interventions from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based therapy, and supportive therapy. These evidence based practices transfer over to her clinical content skills. She has been sought out by others in the field for advice, guidance, and direction based on her exemplary reputation of her clinical expertise and proficiency in the field of mental health.

Professional experience

  • Therapist at Grow Therapy (Feb 2024 - Present, 2 mos): Part-time, Psychotherapist via tele-health, paneled with multiple insurance companies in Illinois.

  • Clinical Content Reviewer at Calmerry (Aug 2022 - Present): Part-time, Clinically reviews content on mental health topics to ensure accuracy and evidence-based practices. Skills include Research, Editing.

  • Therapist (Nov 2020 - Present, 3 yrs 5 mos): Chicago, Illinois, United States, Mental health therapist on an innovative, online platform.

  • Director Of Social Services at Legacy Healthcare LLC (Oct 2017 - Present, 6 yrs 6 mos): Greater Chicago Area.

  • Crisis Counselor at Crisis Text Line (Dec 2016 - Nov 2020, 4 yrs): Completed 40-hour training, helps individuals in crisis, especially teens, utilizing active listening and clinical skills.

  • Clinical Social Work Intern at University of Kentucky Family and Community Medicine (Aug 2016 - May 2017, 10 mos): Lexington, Kentucky Area.

  • Social Work Intern at Lexington Rescue Mission Inc (Jan 2016 - May 2016, 5 mos): Lexington, Kentucky Area.

  • Emergency Assistance Provider at Salvation Army (Feb 2015 - Aug 2015, 7 mos): Cincinnati Area, KY.

  • Case Manager Intern at NorthKey Community Care (May 2014 - Aug 2014, 4 mos).

  • Family Center Intern at Brighton Center (May 2013 - Aug 2013, 4 mos).


  • University of Kentucky: Masters in Social Work (2015 - 2017). Clinical track and integrated behavioral health student.

  • University of Kentucky: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology (2011 - 2014).

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