Cultivating Your Inner Strength
Namhee Lim is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT#:124446) and works under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Lucking who is a published author, speaker, and expert in the field of Neurodiversity. Namhee earned her Master’s degrees in Marriage & Family Therapy from Palo Alto University and Business administration from Auburn University.
Namhee believes life is a challenge and people feel stuck and endure so much struggle and pain. However, everyone has inner strengths and desire to reach one’s full potential and she can help clients explore which changes could be helpful to reach their goals.
Namhee considers that all people are responsible for their choices and can create and reshape themselves by moving toward their goals. Namhee’s therapeutic approach is based on Adlerian therapy that is humanistic and goal-oriented and emphasizes the individual’s strivings for success, connectedness with others, and contributions to society.
Couples Parenting Family Therapy & Trauma
Namhee has extensive experience in family therapy, stress and anger management, parenting and grief work. Namhee is certified in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and has assisted parents to learn positive parenting skills and have a healthy balance of both nurture and structure. Namhee has worked with parents and children with trauma, ADHD, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Her clients include children as young as 3 years old with behavioral issues and ADHD and teens with poor self-esteem, depression, and anxiety.
Namhee helps Neurodiverse couples as well. She works under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Lucking, PhD who is a published author, speaker, and expert in the field of Neurodiversity. Namhee supports NT partners who are struggling with social skills, identity formation, behavioral issues, OTRS (Ongoing Traumatic Relationship Syndrome). She uses the Island of Shared meaning model that Dr. Lucking created to support ND relationships and partners to bridge the Neurodiverse gap that these relationships struggle with.
Her experience as a Korean-American who has been living and working in both countries helps her be more understanding and supportive to cross-cultural clients when she works with diverse populations.
Practice Areas & Issues Treated:
- Grief and loss
- Attachment Issues
- Self Esteem
- Trauma-related issues
- Relationship Issues
- Stress management
- Anger management
Clients: Adults, Teens, Children, Couples, Parents, Families, Groups
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Trauma informed Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
- Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
- Positive parenting
- Play Therapy
- Grounding and Mindfulness Techniques
- Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
- Gottman Method for couples
- Los Gatos