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Karen Larson, Psychologist

Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Grief Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am a licensed psychologist with 32 years of professional work experience. I have worked with adults, children and adolescents in a variety of settings and have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, managing chronic pain and chronic health conditions, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion and will take the time to listen to you intently. I believe in working collaboratively and always will welcome your perspective and feedback. I will tailor our conversations and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs and help you to find the inner resources to live a fulfilling life in the face of challenges you might be experiencing. I have training in EMDR, DBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Hypnosis. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

32yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Grief Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Divorce and separation, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, Immigration Issues, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood disorders , Panic disorder and panic attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

MN Psychologist LP0943

Reviews

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This woman...has only begun to remind me of who I was! I am so thankful for her, reminding me of the strength that lies within!

Written on Jun 05, 2024 after therapy with Karen for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

She is really attentive, and tries to help you reach your goals

Written on Jun 03, 2024 after therapy with Karen for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Karen was wonderful to work with. Listened well with non judgements and provided thoughtful solutions. I would highly recommend Karen.

Written on Jun 01, 2024 after therapy with Karen for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, career difficulties, and adhd

i feel she understands my needs and how to work through them. She gives me suggestions and ideas on how to do this.

Written on May 16, 2024 after therapy with Karen for 1 month on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, and self esteem

Karen has been very helpful

Written on May 08, 2024 after therapy with Karen for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Karen is great!

Written on Apr 18, 2024 after therapy with Karen for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching