The Costello Center - Center for Mental Health Therapy and Counseling
Name, Kira Linde, MS, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern at the Costello Center for Counseling in St. Petersburg, FL

Kira Linde, MS, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Kira earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and her Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Family and Child Sciences, from Florida State University. Kira completed her master’s curriculum internship with Michelle Donley, LCSW, a registered mental health counselor intern supervised by Lindsay Harrison, LMHC at The Costello Center.

Kira works with adults, teens, and children in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Behavioral Difficulties
  • Therapeutic Play
  • Loss/Grief
  • Parenting Methods Psychoeducation
  • Couples/Marriage Counseling
  • Family Conflict

Kira also has over ten years of experience working with children that struggle with learning difficulties. She enjoys being able to help children build confidence in themselves as well as within the classroom. She is also Barton trained and offers the following services:

  • Barton Reading & Spelling System: an Orton-Gillingham Influenced Simultaneously Multisensory Explicit and Systematic Phonics Program
  • Elementary and Middle School tutoring

Kira believes in fostering a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients and offering them different ways to view their issues. Kira has had experience working with young children, couples, families, and individuals with many needs. In her free time, Kira enjoys spending time with her family and her foxhound named Biscuit. She is also an avid gardener who loves the outdoors.