Kimberley is an accredited UKCP Systemic Family Psychotherapist with more than twenty years’ experience in working with individuals, couples and families facing death, dying and bereavement. Training originally in Administration whilst working for Rank Xerox, Kimberley became interested in child development at the birth of her own children and decided to change careers, studying Psychology at Birkbeck College London and subsequently, Middlesex University. This led her to lecturing at various local colleges, delivering programs on psychology to those entering the Uniformed Public Services (armed forces, nursing, healthcare), and Education. Having worked as a volunteer for many years for Cruse Bereavement Care, Kimberley went on to manage the South West Herts Bereavement Network, based at the Peace Hospice.
She joined The Hospice of St Francis eight years ago and completed her Masters in Systemic Family Therapy. Now managing teams of staff and over 100 volunteers, Kimberley draws from her personal experiences as administrator, volunteer, manager and clinician. She has recently completed a diploma in passionate Clinical Supervision which complements her interest in spirituality, creativity and narrative stories. Currently Kimberley is researching ‘new communication technologies’ with Professor Daniel Miller at UCL.