Kim Cross is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker registered as a Family Attachment Therapist, Child Trauma Expert and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. She has over 300 hours of training in attachment and trauma with Dr. Art Becker-Weidman, Dr. Daniel Hughes, Dr.Bruce Perry, Nancy Thomas, National Child Traumatic Stress Center and other experts in the field of attachment and trauma. Ms. Cross has over 35 years of mental health experience in the fields of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, adoption and foster care and severely emotionally disturbed children and has been specializing in child attachment and trauma since 2001.
The Attachment Center of Kansas was opened in 2005 to meet the need of mental health services for children with attachment and trauma related issues and their families. Treatment models used include Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, TF-CBT, Theraplay and Attachment Focused Narrative Therapy.