Kimberly L. Keith

Kimberly L. Keith, M.Ed, LPC

Appraisal Specialist


Child Development, Special Education, Child Welfare, Counseling Psychology


Southern Arkansas University, Texas Women's University, University of Texas at Dallas



Kimberly Keith, M.Ed., LPC, is a former writer for Verywell Family covering parenting of school-aged children. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with more than a decade of experience in counseling parents and children.

In addition to her work as a counselor, Kimberly is a parent educator and advocate for children and families in the court and community. She is also the parent of two wonderfully imperfect children. Her own work and family have guided her advice here.


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