Pronouns: She, her, hers

Languages: English

Credentials: LCSW, LSCSW

Email: Kira@harkinscounseling.com

Website: https://www.harkinscounselingkc.com/

Phone: (913) 890-3121

Directory Categories: Consultants in Training, EMDR Therapy Training Graduates

Biography

Kira Harkins, LCSW, LSCSW, PMH-C is a licensed specialist clinical social worker and private practice owner residing in Kansas City, Missouri.  She is a practitioner of Japanese Acupressure.  Kira received her undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of Kansas and has worked with a variety of agencies, including domestic violence, foster care, and 8 years in Community Mental Health. In 2010, she was trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).  She has co-facilitated DBT skills groups, DBT training, and trauma-informed care training.

After becoming a mother, she was trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). In 2020, she completed EMDR Certification with specific consultation and advanced training in EMDR for Perinatal Mental Health.  She is an EMDR Consultant in training, EMDR facilitator, and has been working under the mentorship of Dr. Mara Tessler Stein, since 2019.  Kira provides consultation for the Institute for Creative Mindfulness (ICM) trainees and is Certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C). She primarily treats adults with complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Perinatal Mood Disorders, grief, burnout, and transitions.

Kira is passionate about treating complex PTSD and has completed Level II training in NueroAffective Relational Model (NARM). NARM offers a framework for healing wounds related to developmental, attachment, and relational trauma.

Kira is a member of the LGBT Therapist Affirming Guild and has worked with this population since 2010.  She welcomes clients and consultees from diverse backgrounds regardless of sexual orientation, race, gender, age, religion, or disability.

More information can be found at www.harkinscounselingkc.com

 

Clinical Specialties: Grief, complex PTSD, perinatal birth trauma


Consultation Information

Consultation Rates

ICM Part I and Part II  trainees: $45.00 per hour

EMDR Certification rates: $80.00 per hour


Location

633 East 63rd Street, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA