Kim T. Nghiem, Ph.D.      


Dr. Kim T. Nghiem (Nee em)is a clinical psychologist licensed in New York and Massachusetts.  She has a private practice in Rochester, NY where she provides clinical care, supervision, and consultation. In August 2020, she was appointed as Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) Commissioner, a 21 member commission, for the City of Rochester and Monroe County, to co-lead the Policing Working Group.

Dr. Nghiem earned her B.A. in Psychology from State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo, M.A. in Clinical Psychology from City University of New York (CUNY) at City College, and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from American School of Professional Psychology (ASPP)-Honolulu Campus.

Dr. Nghiem completed her Predoctoral Internship at Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology, Boston Medical Center/Boston University Medical School, and Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Center for Multicultural Mental Health, Boston Medical Center/Boston University University Medical School. She served as the Director of the Asian Mental Health Program, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School (2005-2019).

Dr. Nghiem specialties include Trauma, Immigrant & Refugee Health, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Training, Reflection Team Model, Asylum Evaluations, and Mindfulness. Dr. Nghiem is a child refugee from the Vietnam War. She is mum to a charming 14 years old daughter, and goofy 5 years old schnoodle. You will often find her listening to live music, experimenting with new recipes, and enjoying the outdoors.