Kim Mack is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and specializes in LGTBQ issues, particularly as they relate to religion and spirituality. She has experience in working with adolescents and adults surrounding depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and self-harm. She is skilled in Mindfulness and helping with relationship concerns, as well as a variety of other issues.
Kim has worked with adolescents in an acute psychiatric setting, on trauma crisis lines and spearheading email based support to more than 300 people for 15 years. After obtaining her degrees, she spent seven years working with vulnerable adults in abuse situations by connecting families to resources and helping them find safety and relief from trauma. She worked with the elderly regarding the aging process. She also worked for two and a half years with the University of Utah Mobile Crisis Outreach Team assessing people in crisis, connecting them to helping community partners, assisting in creating safety plans, and facilitating inpatient stays when required.
Therapies that Kim uses include Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing.
Kim is excited about helping people find their own paths to healing, growth, and changes they desire. She loves watching people reach their goals and find peace and meaning in their lives while following their own life paths. She is passionate about seeing people discover self-acceptance and mindfully journeying toward their goals and dreams. Kim loves to assist others in learning to excel in life and in relationships. She also enjoys spending time with her spouse, children, and grandchildren hiking, camping, and reading.
Kim provides services at Ascendant's Salt Lake clinic in Murray and Layton clinic in Davis County.