Personal Counseling in Nashville, TN


Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Mental Health Service Provider (MHSP)

Clinical Supervisor

Rule 31 Trained Civil/Family

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Helping you take the Next Step in Changing your Life!


Clinical Therapist
Private Practice -  Over 15 years

Military Family Life Consultant
Managed Health Network Government Services, Inc. - 5 years

Next Step Counseling and Consulting

Kim Dale  Ed.S., LPC/MHSP-S

I love working with motivated individuals and couples who want to work to achieve reconciliation, healing, and growth in wholeness. I have been in practice for over 15 years.  I obtained by bachelor's degree from Tennessee State, my Master's degree from Trevecca Nazarene University and my Ed.S  from Tennessee State University. I am licensed by the state of Tennessee as a Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider and Supervisor designation and as a School Counselor K-12.  I also received Rule 31 training, Civil and Family Mediation at David Lipscomb University.

After receiving my Master's Degree, I did an internship at the YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter and Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute. After completing my internships I worked at Meharry Medical College with clients who were dealing with depression, physical and/or sexual abuse, drug addiction, and HIV/AIDS. More recently, I have been working with individuals and families in the area of pre-marital counseling, marriage counseling, divorce care, parenting issues, adjustment issues, partner relationship issues and parent-child relations.

My goal as a therapist is to meet you where you are, while assisting you in getting where you want to be.  This is your journey. 

I'd love to help you take the Next Step in changing your life.


B.S. - Tennessee State University

Major - Sociology

Minor - Psychology and History

M.S. - Trevecca  Nazarene University


Ed. S - Tennessee State University

Administration / Supervision