Kim Matone is Co-Owner of Matone Counseling and Testing, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), and a Certified Perinatal Mental Health Provider. She earned a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Montreat College and a bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia.
Kim treats adolescents and adults with concerns including anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, mood disorders, co-dependency and marital conflict. She has a strong interest working with women of all ages going through transitions in relationships, marriage, school, and the workplace. She has life experience and education surrounding the area of substance use disorders and their effects on the family.
As a Certified Perinatal Mental Health Provider, Kim has made it a high priority of hers to work with individuals (both women and men) suffering from perinatal mood disorders such as postpartum depression, anxiety and psychosis. She also helps women and men with their unimaginable pain of the loss of a pregnancy, infant, or child.
Kim uses a client-centered approach incorporating mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and Trauma-Focused CBT. She often integrates creative and experiential techniques such as art and music into her therapy. It is Kim’s priority to provide a safe, warm, and respectful environment for the client.
In her free time, Kim enjoys spending time with her family and two cats. She is a movie and entertainment buff.