Kimberly Mossman is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist specializing in the effects of trauma on children and their families. She is the founder and owner of the Mossman Play Therapy Center. She received her undergraduate degree from Stonehill College and later went on to obtain her Masters in Social Work from Bridgewater State University. Kimberly also has an Educational Specialist degree concentrating in play therapy from the University of Mississippi.
Kimberly has extensive experience working with families effected by various forms of trauma. Prior to becoming a therapist she worked as part of the Family Protection Unit and Children’s Advocacy Center through the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office. She also worked at a local domestic violence center providing services to children and parents who experienced violence in their homes and in their communities. Upon receiving her MSW degree Kimberly went on to work at a local mental health clinic and through a grant from the Department of Justice provided trauma counseling to children ages three to twelve. Through this grant Kimberly was also able to provide trainings throughout the community on the effects of trauma on child development. Upon opening the Mossman Play Therapy Center, Kimberly has dedicated her work to helping young children and their families navigate the many complexities that various forms of trauma (divorce, abuse, parental substance abuse, death, medical issues, etc) present. She also supervises clinicians who seek to gain a better understanding of how trauma effects children and how the use of play therapy helps to facilitate healing.