Kim Waters, M.S. is a limited licensed psychologist specializing in the treatment of a variety of challenges facing children, adults and families. She brings over 25 years of experience in the field of child development, parenting and behavior management and an expertise on gifted individuals. She has additional experience in sensory processing disorder, ASD, and other developmental disorders having been on staff at the Abilities Center. She has been trained in Dr. Kay Toomey’s SOS approach to feeding difficulties in children.
As a passionate advocate for gifted children, Kim is helping to develop awareness of the unique social-emotional needs of gifted students across the state of Michigan. Kim has chaired the social-emotional needs of gifted students committee for the Michigan Alliance for Gifted Children. Kim has written articles for the Alliance’s newsletter and presents at conferences on their behalf. In addition to her practice, Kim has occasionally been a substitute teacher at The Roeper School, a co-educational day school for gifted students. She is a sought after presenter for parents and professionals on topics including: Gifted and “Quirky” Kids.
Kim obtained her Bachelor degree from Oakland University and her Masters degree from Eastern Michigan University. Kim is a professional member and trained group facilitator of the group SENG, a nationally renowned organization that supports the emotional needs of the gifted population. Kim provides individual and family therapy at the Child and Family Solutions Center.