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Our Staff


Kim Burian, Therapist, Community Liaison, Group Facilitator

Kim Burian received her Master’s in Counseling from Rider University and is a member of the American Counseling Association since 2005.  Kim is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and is becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  Kim is certified in Thanatology (CT) with the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) and completed a Thanatology Certificate Program at Bucks County Community College. She is also a Suicide Bereavement Trained Clinician with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

 

Kim’s background includes working for the Cancer Support Community, a non-profit organization offering support to those whose lives have been affected by cancer.  She also has experience working specifically with women who have/had breast cancer and with adolescents in a high school and alternative school setting.  Additionally, Kim’s life journey with personal experience in untimely death and the journey toward healing helps her find a great sense of compassion and understanding for the unique aspects of her clients’ grief. Embracing a client-centered counseling theory and strength-based approach, Kim’s goal is to create a safe and supportive environment to help her clients identify their internal and external strengths, share their narrative, and find meaningful ways to navigate through their grief.

 

In addition to being a therapist at the Center, Kim can be found facilitating Specialized Support Groups and participating at Camp Millie.  She is also involved in our professional trainings; and as the Center’s Community Liaison, Kim is active in the public realm, consulting and networking with others in the community. Kim is a member of the Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Taskforce and the Montgomery County Counselors Association.

Contact Kim at 610-222-4110 ext. 103 or by email at kab@bereavementcenter.org