Kimberly Western, MA, LMFT

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor


Areas of emphasis: Couples therapy, family systems, faith-based practices

Kimberly Western earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has invested in education training as a graduate professor for the past 11 years, helping graduate students move efficiently through their education and into their careers. In addition to currently serving as an adjunct faculty member for Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology, she also held the title of lead faculty and faculty advisor for University of Phoenix, providing expertise in clinical supervision, assessment, and treatment planning.

Currently, she maintains a private practice in Anaheim Hills, California. She works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues, providing services that span therapy for depression and grief counseling to deep family work, couples therapy, and beyond. She offers a holistic, personalized approach tailored to each client’s individual needs. Clinically, she works from an integrative/holistic perspective, which involves cognitive-behavioral–, family systems–, and mindfulness-based therapies.