Kimeron Hardin Ph.D.
Psychologist & Author

Dr. Kimeron Hardin
Welcome to the website of Dr. Kimeron Hardin, psychologist and author. Dr. Hardin has been practicing in the fields of clinical and health psychology for over 18 years and has authored and co-authored numerous books, articles, book chapters and reviews. He currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area and he is best known for his work in two areas, namely human sexuality and mental health as well as wellness, stress reduction and chronic pain. Although at first these areas seem very different, he believes that a basic sense of healthy self-esteem lie at the core for both.

Dr. Hardin is originally from Forest City, North Carolina, a small conservative town in the middle of the Bible belt. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he majored in psychology and then completed a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC in 1986. From there he attend the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi and his Medical Psychology internship at Duke University Medical Center. He completed his Ph.D. in 1990.

Over the years, he has practiced clinically in medical clinics and hospitals primarily, beginning with his internship at Duke and later on the faculty of several of the country's best medical centers including Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the University of California at San Francisco/Mt. Zion Pain Management Center. Currently, he is working as an independent consultant and is affiliated with Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto.

The next two pages highlight the books that he has authored or contributed to, as well as his new audio cds, Drifting Downstream: Guided Relaxation for Stress Reduction and Drifting into Sleep: A Step by Step Guide to Falling Asleep.

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