Posts tagged exiting roles
The War On The Sash -- Donald Trump, Pageants And Life After Miss USA

Oh why oh why did I ever leave Ohio...

In the weeks following Donald Trump's controversial remarks about immigration, the Miss USA pageant has lost its networks, judges, co-hosts, and sponsor(s). As a former Miss USA and runner up in the Miss Universe Pageant, I've been deluged with requests to provide my views on the current beauty queen crisis and the state of pageantry going forward. I currently live in New York City and am, for over determined reasons, a highly-trained licensed psychotherapist, EMDR therapist and consultant with a very successful and rewarding private practice. For years I managed to stay "off the radar" regarding my pageant life, that is, until the internet took its place in history. A friend googled my name some time ago and shared that I, Kim Seelbrede, from small town Ohio, did indeed have my own wikipedia page.

They can't actually see you...

Horror. I don't actually like attention -- I'm an introvert, a behind the scenes kind of gal. 

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Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW is a New York City Psychotherapist + Consultant who splits her time between Manhattan and Santa Fe, providing online therapy to individuals and couples. With extensive training and experience, she provides psychological consultation, psychotherapy, EMDR therapy and executive coaching to a range of clients including VIP's + high-profile clients. As a women's emotional health + relationship expert, her specialties include: anxiety, depression, trauma resolution, addictions, relationship, intimacy and sexual concerns, health + autoimmune issues, loss + grief and women's mentoring. She enjoys writing, photography, yoga, meditation, travel and really good key lime pie. She lives with her husband, psychologist, scholar and mindfulness expert John Chambers Christopher. For more, subscribe to her newsletter or connect with her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Psychology Today, EMDRIA and her personal websites, Santa Fe Integrative Psychotherapy or Well+Being Blog.