Kim Stephens has worked in healthcare and Integrative Medicine for over 20 years. She is passionate about helping others find more emotional and physical well being through integrative medicine, mindfulness practices and Chinese Medicine. She is a Nationally Certified and State Licensed Acupuncturist and for the past 18 years has worked in both hospital and clinical settings.
She holds a Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology and has worked with both adults and children experiencing neurological language delays and deficits. Kim has worked as an adjunct professor at UW-Milwaukee teaching mindfulness based meditation practices and other mind-body practices. One of her areas of specialty is in treating individuals experiencing addiction and emotional trauma, she utilizes both mindfulness and acupuncture to help restore balance.
Kim has studied and practiced mindfulness and yoga for the past 12 years. She has studied with Dr. Paul Norton of Milwaukee Mindfulness and with Rooted in Mindfulness (Mindfulness for Healthcare workers). Mindfulness and Compassion with Sharon Salzberg and Medicine for the Soul (Mindfulness awareness) with Dr. Naomi Remin and Dr. Lisa Rapkin. Kim has taken special training in healing trauma with “Soul Injury” workshops at UW-Madison and with the organization, Acupuncturist Without Borders, “Healing Community Trauma”.
Kim is currently teaching with Acupuncturist Without Borders, where she teaches “Healing Community Trauma” through acupuncture, mindfulness based practices and HeartMath.