Kim Mathews, MS, LMHC, CT, is a licensed mind-body counselor with the Integrative Care Team at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. She provides support during and after cancer treatment for patients, their family members and caregivers. Her coping strategies help patients improve their quality of life and manage cancer-related issues, such as stress, anxiety and sleep difficulties.
Kim's training and experience have centered on providing psychosocial support to children and adults facing illness and life transitions. She has worked in various healthcare settings, including hospice, organ donation and oncology. Her certification in thanatology gives her advanced, scientific-based skills in understanding the needs of the terminally ill and their families.
Philosophy of Care
Kim takes a holistic approach to care to encourage patients as they attend to their emotional, physical, social and spiritual well-being. She empowers patients to use coping strategies that foster hope and resilience as they deal with a cancer diagnosis and treatment side effects.
- Mind-body strategies
- Relaxation techniques
- Journaling practices
- Mindfulness practices
- Talk therapy
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Certification – Thanatology
Education and training:
Master of Science in Counseling
University of Houston-Clear Lake | Houston, TX
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Abilene Christian University | Abilene, TX