Therapist in Lexington, Kentucky Misty W Kirby, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 11-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Lexington, Kentucky Misty W. Kirby, LCSW

Misty W. Kirby, LCSW

Misty Kirby is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kentucky who has been practicing since 2004. Misty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Eastern Kentucky University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Liberty University. Misty presents with a warm but straight forward approach while practicing a strength-based and person-centered approach to therapy. She is able to build rapport quickly which allows for a therapeutically appropriate relationship between therapist and client. Misty offers Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which encourages accountability with the client while empowering them to make healthy choices for their own lives. Misty began her career working with families and children with the Department for Community Based Services and counseling children in foster care. She went on to work at a Day Treatment Center for more than a decade providing individual and group counseling to delinquent adolescents and teenagers and their families. In addition to being a Lifestance Therapist, she is also a Hospice Social Worker where she specializes in grief, loss and bereavement counseling for patients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Misty also specializes in working with those who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, experiencing life transitions and deficits in coping skills. Misty has been blessed with an amazingly supportive family and group of friends with whom she enjoys spending her free time. She loves her dogs, UK sports, and practicing yoga and meditation as a way of personal self-care.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Caresource
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)
  • Wellcare

Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Misty W Kirby. You can also call 859-296-3141 to have someone assist you.

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