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Well Acquainted - Kimberly Koko

Welcome to Well Acquainted … a weekly series dedicated to the amazing clinicians at Well Clinic

This week, we’re featuring a Q&A session with Kimberly Kono, Ph.D. –  a Psychologist at Well Clinic.


Where did you grow up?

Born and raised in the East Bay (and proud of it)!


What is your favorite quote?

“The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.”


What is your favorite thing about San Francisco?

The food, architecture, culture, museums, Golden Gate Park, diversity …


Name 5 things on your bucket list.

  1. Hug a koala (preferably in Australia)
  2. Learn Italian
  3. Go paragliding (tandem, of course!)
  4. Feed orphaned elephants in Africa
  5. Drive a race car


What are five things you can’t live without?

Aside from my friends, family and dog, I can’t live without:

  1. Coffee
  2. Pen and paper
  3. Camera
  4. GPS
  5. My laminator.


Where was your last vacation?

Seattle, WA.


Do you have any hidden talents?

I’m a talented gift wrapper.


What is your favorite movie?



Please introduce us to your pet.

I have an 8-year old pug named Penny. I’m proud to say I’m her emotional support- and seeing-eye person.


Name one guilty pleasure: past or present?

Orange is the New Black


What motivates you?


Learn more about Kimberly’s professional background as a Psychologist at Well Clinic



  • I absolutely love Well Clinic! From the beginning, my husband and I felt like we were in a comfortable and safe space.

    Our couple’s therapy bridged gaps in our relationship and helped us understand each other that much more.

    Ivette B

  • Well Clinic is an oasis, especially for busy professionals like me.

    It’s a relaxing and safe space, nothing like the stuffy or drab offices you’d expect when going to a therapist.

    Brianna S

  • Well Clinic’s inviting and professional design makes me feel comfortable and at ease, which probably benefits the work I am doing.

    In fact, it doesn’t really feel like a therapy clinic at all, which I find awesome.

    Jim M


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