Kimberly Gladysz teaches transformational tools for breakthroughs in self-awareness and wellbeing. As a graduate of Naropa University in Body Mind Psychology, she is a licensed counselor in the states of Hawaii, CA and MT. Her creative approach helps one to synchronize body, mind and emotions with mindfulness tools to feel more connected with oneself, others and the world.
As an elementary school teacher and school based therapist for middle school and high school, Kimberly brings a strong sense of collaborating with youth. She has also designed and instructed a stress management program for government executives in the Washington DC area. In her work in community mental health programs, she has worked closely with multi generational families.
She believes in the power of play and our innate wisdom in our healing. She lives on Kauai where she enjoys outrigger canoeing and spending time in the beauty around her.
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor State of California LPCC7723, Licensed Mental Health Counselor State of Hawaii LMHC-853, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor State of Montana BBH-LCPC-LIC-27104 Postgraduate Professional Teaching License #PGP-0609839, State of Virginia
Body Mind Psychotherapist private practice
School-Based Therapist Miri Center Psychological Services, San Jose, CA Provided therapy for students in elementary, middle and high school in a school based setting, social emotional learning coordinator, led SEL groups and individual sessions, parent coaching and consultation, collaborated with school administrative and instructional teams for students with individual educational plans
Counselor/Facilitator Uplift Family Services, Los Gatos, CA Provided counseling and case management for youth in foster care in Santa Clara County, community based mental health program
School-based Therapist AltaCare, Missoula, MT Served at-risk youth at Arlee Jr. High School as a behavioral intervention specialist; led individual, group and family counseling sessions
Mindful Leadership Consultant Leading Minds at Work, Charlottesville, VA Designed and presented resiliency programs for The Federal Executive Institute and corporate leadership teams focused on stress management, conducted corporate trainings for work/life balance and mindful work cultures, led individual coaching sessions to assist professionals in their wellbeing
Intensive In-Home Therapist Compass Counseling Services of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Provided intensive home-based individual and family counseling for youth and their families
Counselor Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, HI Served as a dormitory leader for girls going into sixth grade in a residential program
Educator Punahou School, Honolulu, HI Instructed summer school
Supervisory Teacher Crestmont School, Richmond, CA, Lead teacher (grades 2 & 3) curriculum design and instruction
Lead Teacher Kula Elementary School, Kauai, HI Second grade classroom teacher, curriculum design and development
Reading Specialist and Lead Teacher Public Schools of Kauai, Kapaa Elementary, HI
Mental Health Professional/ Intensive In-home Clinician Institute for Family Centered Services, Charlottesville, VA Provided in-home counseling for identified at- risk youth and their families
Child Therapist St. Christopher’s Foster Care Agency, Bronx, NY, Intensive therapy for at-risk youth, worked closely with social services, crisis intervention, facilitated individual and family therapy sessions
M.A. Somatic Counseling Psychology Naropa University, Boulder, CO 1997
B.A. Psychology and French Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. 1993
Master’s Coursework at Curry School of Education University of Virginia