Kim King, Ph.D.
Full-Time Term Lecturer of Counseling (2016)School of Arts and Sciences
B.A.: University of Northern Iowa (1993)
M.A. University of Northern Iowa (1994)
Ed.S.: University of Northern Iowa (1995)
Ph.D.: University of Iowa (2003)
Dr. Kimberly King has taught at Upper Iowa University since 1996 in the areas of counseling, psychology, and education. She was a school psychologist for 23 years providing assessment and counseling to children with behavioral, mental health, and academic needs. She has also worked extensively with refugee populations and children whose primary language is non-English. Her primary interests are in the areas of Positive Psychology, ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and resiliency. Dr. King is skilled in assessment and intervention design for children with challenging behavior. She has provided training in positive psychology, mental health in the schools, coaching, Fierce Conversations, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution. Dr. King received her doctorate from the University of Iowa in Education, an Ed.S. in School Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master’s in Educational Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. Of importance, Dr. King loves animals, children, and finding the “silver lining.”
The need for mental health support has never been greater and the UIU Mental Health Counseling program prepares students to meet this need in both a clinical and school setting.