Learn About Kim Parenting Expert and Educational Consultant.
Dedicated to helping caregiver’s, educators and human service staff to connect with their children, students, and clients. Kim’s most popular workshops are Parenting Aliens and Educating Aliens.
Kim M. Seidel, MA, LPC, NCC is a passionate and dynamic trainer, who happens to be an adopted child, trauma survivor and therapist. She is well versed in the emotional and behavioral struggles that adopted/foster/trauma surviving children can present with, whether at home or in the classroom. Kim truly understands the intricacies and challenges of parenting and educating these beautifully unique children. She is the parent of two biological children (ages 19 & 21) and helped to raise an adopted step-daughter, while serving as a relative caregiver for over the past 20 years to 5 additional children.
Kim was highly successful in preserving adoptions for over 10 years in private practice working as a contracted provider for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. She is now focused on empowering professionals and parents alike to create more successful foster parenting and professional experiences. Kim excels at helping caregiver’s, educators and human service staff to connect with their children, students, and clients who have dealt with any level of trauma related to foster/care adoption, parent separation, medical issues or any other dramatic change that can alter a child’s feelings of security and protection. Kim understands that supporting parents and professionals is imperative to creating safe and loving homes and classrooms in which all of our children can thrive.
Kim credentials include:
- Licensed Professional Counselor,
- Nationally Certified Counselor,
- Member of the National Speakers Association,
- Post Institute Certified Parent Coach and
- Certified Great Behavior Breakdown Instructor.
She has over 20 years of experience, practicing in private and public mental health agencies, as well as in educational settings. She is a nationwide presenter and educator for professionals and families alike. Located in Mt. Pleasant Michigan, Kim is ready to work with your organization! Please call her directly at (989) 621-9877 to schedule your teams/families training today!