Kimberly Chu, LCSW, DCSW

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Kimberly Chu, LCSW, DCSW has been in full-time clinical practice for nearly twenty years. She has worked with adults, children and adolescents intensively (multiple times per week) and more supportively (weekly, in joint sessions with family members, in conjunction with school and family services, and in groups) in both Spanish and English.

Ms. Chu is a faculty member of The Institute for Psychoanalytic Education Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine (formerly known as The Psychoanalytic Institute Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine). She has been a lecturer and clinical supervisor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she taught about child and adolescent treatment and evaluation, working with families, and issues related to culture and diversity. She has been a bilingual social worker, a social work instructor, supervisor and faculty advisor. Ms. Chu has been a psychological consultant in schools and is a contributor to Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Disorders of Sexual Development in Childhood and the accompanying Handbook for Parents. Having been active on a number of committees, she created and chaired a new committee that sought to improve collaboration and understanding between mental health professionals, school staff and families in New York City. Ms. Chu has been an educator on diversity issues and specializes in a number of areas related to identity and difficulties in childhood.

Education and Clinical Training


Princeton University, BA

Columbia University, MSSW
Union Theological Seminary in NY, MDiv
The Psychoanalytic Institute Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine,
     Child and Adolescent Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program
The Psychoanalytic Institute Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine,
     Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program
The Institute for Psychoanalytic Education Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine
     (formerly
The Psychoanalytic Institute Affiliated with NYU School of
     Medicine), Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Training Program
DCSW, Diplomate in Clinical Social Work

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