Kimberly Ann Pollard Johnson, LMFT LPCC

Preferred Name: Kim

About Me

take a holistic approach to counseling working with the whole person helping one understand their life’s journey, the past, dreams and what brings them to present, I believe that being fully present and understanding, brings forth life change. I enjoy working with couples, families, adults, teens, and groups of all ages, ethnicities, cultures and religions.

Education & Experience

I am EMDR trained, EMDR R-TEP (Recent Trauma) and G-TEP (Group) trained. I received my Masters in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, CA. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Human Services with a Minor in Sociology from Cal State Fullerton. I am a member of the California Association of Marriage Family Therapists.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I assist in Dr. Robert Puff’s weekly mediation group helping work towards living a more peaceful life. I have been a guest speaker at Cal State Fullerton sharing my journey in my therapy practice along with the experiences all while encouraging an understanding of the issues surrounding life’s issues with the goal of compassion surrounding mental health issues and life’s challenges. I helped establish and develop the counseling services at a local non-profit working to provide free counseling services, food pantry services, food assistance along with group counseling in parenting, anger, and for teens to underserved populations.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved