Kimberly Chu, LCSW, DCSW has been in full-time clinical practice for over 20 years. She works with adults, children, and adolescents in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, couples therapy, parent guidance, family therapy, and groups.
Kimberly is on the faculty of the Psychoanalytic Association of New York (PANY) Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine where she has served as Co-Chair of the Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Training Program, Chair of the Task Force on Race and Ethnicity, and is an active member of the Education Committee. She has taught and supervised in both the psychotherapy and psychoanalytic training programs for adults, children, and adolescents. Kimberly has been a lecturer and clinical supervisor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center, as well as a bilingual psychiatric social worker, social work instructor, supervisor, and faculty advisor. She has been a psychological consultant in NYC public and private schools, and is a contributor to Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Disorders of Sexual Development in Childhood and the accompanying handbook for parents.
Kimberly has been a longtime educator on diversity issues. She has written, lectured, and contributed to the training and supervision of MD, psychology, and social work clinicians and graduate students in this area. She has provided clinical services to adults, children, and families whose struggles relate to issues of race, ethnicity, culture, and identity. She specializes in various areas related to identity and their manifestations in child and adulthood. She practices from an approach that begins where you are, your experiences, your story. A successful working alliance begins with being seen and heard.