Kristie Jo King, LCSW/CDP, Equine Mental Health Practitioner

(She/Her/Hers)
Preferred Name: Kristie

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

My name is Kristie Jo (She/Her/Hers). I am a licensed clinical social worker and work full time as a therapist at Be Free Counseling, LLC. I specialize in complex trauma and grief.

Education & Experience

Reading Area Community College- Associates in Social Worker Kutztown University- BSW Our Lady of the Lake University- MSW

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Active member of NASW-PA West Central Division Chair- 2016-2019 President Elect- 2019-2020 President- 2020-2023 National NASW- COCP Member at Large Delegate Assembly 2018, 2020, 2023

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • Seniors
  • Underserved

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth