Kimberly Van Ryn

CYW, RYT, BA Human Services, Trauma Informed Practitioner

Kim (she/her) started her career as a Child and Youth Worker in foster and adoptive care, developing skills and gaining education in the areas of trauma and attachment theory. After a short break from the human services field, she returned to work in day services with adults with neuro diversities and found her true calling. Over the past years of professional development Kim has attained her BA in Human Services with honors, her Trauma-Informed Care and Counselling certificate and is continuously mentored to communicate more deeply with non-speaking people. Kim now offers therapeutic support to people with neurodiversities who have experienced emotional trauma.

With her team, Kim opened the doors to Branching Out Support Services in 2019 and it’s been quite the journey ever since! The growth and learning have been exponential and based deeply in the community, which is right where Kim wants to be and where she finds her greatest flow and alignment. Kim also loves teaching yoga, riding her bike, roller skating, playing in the garden, making holistic body products, meditating, and tending to her plants.

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