Kimberly Hotlosz, LPC was born in Wheeling, WV and grew up in the Ohio Valley. She attended West Virginia University where she earned a bachelors degree in social work. She gained experience in the area of addiction working at a residential treatment program specializing in treating women with addiction. She returned to West Virginia University to earn a masters degree in rehabilitation counseling. Since earning her masters degree, Kimberly has worked in addictions research and has experience working with clients seeking mental health treatment in both group and individual settings.