Kimberly Chu, LCSW, DCSW

Has been in full-time clinical practice for over twenty years. She works with adults, children and adolescents in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, couples therapy, parent guidance, family therapy and groups. 

Kimberly is on the facuty of the Psychoanalytic Association of New York (PANY) affilliated with NYU School of Medicine. As faculty, she has served as Co-Chair of the Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Training Program, Chair of the Task Force on Race and Ethnicity, and as a member of the Education Committee. She has taught and supervised in both the psychotherapy and psychoanalytic training programs for adults, children and adolescents. While employed in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center, she was lecturer and clinical supervisor, as well as a bilingual psychiatric social worker, social work instructor, supervisor and faculty advisor. 





Psychological Consultant

Kimberly has been a psychological consultant in NYC public and private schools helping children of all ages and their families. She is a contributor to Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Disorders of Sexual Development in Childhood and the accompanying Handbook for Parents. Having identified gaps between the mental health field, school educators and families, she created and chaired a committee that targeted collaboration and understanding between those three essential groups in the lives of vulnerable school children in New York City.

Kimberly has been a longtime educator on diversity issues. She has written, lectured and contributed to the training and supervision of MD, psychology and social work clinicians and graduate students in this area.


Education and Clinical Training

  • Princeton University, BA
  • Columbia University, MSSW
  • Union Theological Seminary in NY, MDiv (Social Ethics)
  • The Psychoanalytic Institute Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine, Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program
  • The Psychoanalytic Institute Affiliated with NYU School of Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 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