Kimberly Bruns, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C     Licensed Clinical Social Worker

 Oncology Social Work Certification

A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on her own wings.

Always believe in yourself!

         

                                           Author Unknown

Kimberly Bruns, LCSW, OSW-C, has been practicing as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 25 years.  She has provided counseling services in  outpatient and inpatient settings and medical facilities.  Kimberly earned a Master in Social Work degree from Marywood University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Minor in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University.  She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and a member of the Association of Oncology Social Work.

 

Kimberly treats a broad range of client problems, and has special expertise in the areas of acute and chronic illness, organ transplantation, hospice, end of life issues, and bereavement. She holds her Certification in Oncology Social Work (OSW-C) since 2015.  Kimberly has been pivotal in the development of tele-psychiatry services for the Lehigh Valley homeless population through Valley Health Partners/Street Medicine.

 

,Kimberly treats adolescents 14+, adults and families.  Her special areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Depression and mood disorders

  • Chronic illness

  • Oncology

  • End of Life

  • Organ Transplantation

  • End Stage Renal Disease

  • Trauma

 

  • Burn/Trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Anger Management

  • Life changes and transitions

  • Self esteem

  • Grief and Loss

  • Job Stress and Employment Changes

Kimberly utilizes an eclectic counseling approach focusing on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), meaning-centered therapy, family systems, and strengths-based, client-centered therapy.  She values the therapeutic relationship and believes it is pivotal in empowering people to achieve their quality-of-life goals.

 
 Email: kim.bruns@westendwell.com
                               Call or Text: 484-426-4336

Master of Social Work, Marywood University

BA, Psychology, Minor in Human Development and Family Studies,

The Pennsylvania State University

 

Lower Level, 1011 Brookside Rd., Suite 122, Allentown, PA 18106       Phone: 610-569-0252       Email: westendwellnessllc@gmail.com