Kimberley Yang is a psychotherapist in Palm Springs, California. Her specialty is counseling patients pre- and post-bariatric surgery to reduce their weight. She uses the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) model and Self-Compassion techniques to help patients understand their disease and how to modify their lifestyle and outlook on life. Kimberley is a graduate of Teachers College, Columbia University. At one time she served as the Editorial Assistant for Teachers College Record and was the first team member of what is now EdLab. She is a protege of Professor Gary Natriello.