Friday, January 15, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM CST via Zoom
Substance use therapist Kimberly May explores harm reduction techniques and principles as they apply to therapeutic practice.
About the Presentation:
In this virtual talk, Kimberly May, LPC-S, LMFT, will provide ideas and insights aimed at helping you incorporate harm reduction techniques and principles into your work with clients. She’ll share stories, insight on the biopsychosocial function of drugs and alcohol, and tangible techniques including substance-specific strategies to support clients, with the goal of helping them live safer and more empowered lives.
About the Presenter:
Kimberly May is a master’s-level licensed professional counselor – supervisor and licensed marriage and family therapist, as well as a member of the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. Though her area of focus is substance use and harm reduction, her clinical background is expansive, giving her the opportunity to work with clients from all walks of life. She has spent many years providing counseling and psychoeducation to clients and families, giving her a broad understanding of mental health in Travis County and our criminal justice system. Using a strengths-based approach, she incorporates harm-reduction psychotherapy, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and solution-focused therapy in her practice.