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To Help You Think & Behave ConfidentlyPsychologist - Counselor - Divorce Mediator - Coach

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About Dr. Kimmel

I am a - 

  • licensed psychologist and professional counselor in Washington, DC and Maryland, 
  • trained mediator for marital and parenting matters, and  
  • certified life/human performance coach.

I strive to make my work positive, educational, and research-based to promote: Courage, Self-Awareness, Authenticity, Personal Responsibility, Kindness, Skilled Negotiation (Communication), and Action.  Simply, the goal is RESILIENCE.

To make my sevices more financially accessible, I am on the approved provider panel of several insurance companies:
     Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO, Federal & Blue Choice)
     Johns Hopkins
     United Behavioral Health (when there is also a medical condition)

Academic Credentials:

  • Ph.D. Psychology
  • M.F.A. Dramatic Arts
  • M.S. Public Health / Physical Therapy
  • B.S. Physical Therapy                                                                                                                                         



  •  Positive psychology
  •  Coaching


      I have taught many continuing education courses to mental health professionals, physical therapists and physicians.  I was also on the faculty of Howard University teaching Health Psychology to physical therapists.

Other Proficiencies

  • Acting Coach
  • Creator of Acting Method: "Personality-based Acting: Integrating Personality Science with Actors' Imagination"
  • Retired Physical Therapist, specializing in back pain
  • Author of The Back Comfort Book:What To Do While Your Back Is Healing, $5.95 + s/h
  • Producer/Writer of the back care DVD: "How To Do It...Without Hurting Your Back", $9.95 + s/h
  • Producer/Writer of cable TV program: "Mental Health Minutes: Psychotherapy Dramatized"








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