I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has had the privilege of gaining experience in a variety of counseling settings. I offer individual and couples counseling. I provide a holistic approach to counseling by addressing your physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. I approach therapy in a very integrative, client-centered manner to ensure the highest quality care is provided. I have experience working with individuals struggling with negative self-talk, challenging feelings and beliefs about the self, identity development, mood instability, substance use, anxiety, and history of trauma. I use a variety of therapeutic techniques that include cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, solution-focused, psychoeducational, trauma-informed, mindfulness, and more. I promote growth by offering a safe, accepting atmosphere so that you feel heard, validated, and empowered.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
HI LCSW LCSW-4528
AZ LCSW 15634
UT LCSW 9201966-3501
I don’t know where I would be without the help from Karen. She’s helped me change my life like nobody ever has before. 10/10
Written on Sep 06, 2023 after therapy with Karen for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
It was great having Karen as my therapist. She was very knowledgeable and helpful when I discussed with her the things that I wanted to deal with.
Written on Mar 08, 2023 after therapy with Karen for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts
Very professional and knowledgeable.
Written on Feb 11, 2023 after therapy with Karen for 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, grief, parenting issues, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Karen is amazing !!!!!!!! I’ve only had one session with her and can’t wait to go back. Typically it can be hard to find someone fitting on the first try. She was great!!
Written on Sep 06, 2022 after therapy with Karen for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
She is very kind and checks in with me often if she doesn't hear from me.
Written on Aug 10, 2022 after therapy with Karen for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, coping with life changes, and coaching
Written on Jul 26, 2022 after therapy with Karen for 3 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, and anger management