The Costello Center
Kim Hughes

Kim Hughes, LMHC, LPC, NCC, Ed.S

Kim believes that life's challenges provide opportunities for personal growth and increased understanding. She considers it an honor to see her clients emerge from crisis stronger, wiser, and happier with her guidance as a mental health counselor. Kim has worked with children, adolescents, individuals, and couples in a wide variety of counseling settings, including agency mental health and in Pinellas County schools.

She is also a certified Imago Couples Therapist. As an expert in Imago Relationship Therapy, she fosters a "conscious marriage" approach to help her clients maximize psychological and spiritual growth as both individuals and as a couple. More information about Imago Therapy can be found at

Kim is a certified Guidance Counselor for grades K-12 in Florida, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She has an Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Counseling and a Master's degree in secondary education from the University of Florida.