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Karen Yowell, LPC, LMHC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Trauma, Abuse Depression
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About me

I am a licensed Clinical Mental Health counselor in Fayetteville, North Carolina and have dual licensing in the states of Florida and South Carolina. I have thirty years of experience in the mental health and addiction fields assisting individuals and families to experience emotional health.
I specialize in marital relationship issues, military family life issues, management of chronic mental health disorders such as severe depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. I also have twelve years’ experience in the treatment of addiction and its impact on loved ones. I am also trained in EMDR technique for PTSD. I am highly capable in providing you with the tools to understand your issues and to reach your life goals.
Everyone experience’s struggles in their lives that can feel too overwhelming at times. Even though you are doing the best you can to cope, you just might need a little help getting things on track. I am interested in providing you with the tools to understand your issues and to reach your life goals.

Professional experience

25yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Trauma, Abuse Depression

Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sex Addiction, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered


License information

SC LPC 4867


NC LCMHC 13024


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Karen Yowell. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I appreciated not only her care and concerns for my situation but her gentle ability to challenge my thinking. Thanks Karen!

Written on Oct 19, 2021 after therapy with Karen for 1 year on issues concerning compassion fatigue

Ms. Karen listens and provides tools to help me when I am on my own.

Written on Jun 23, 2021 after therapy with Karen for 11 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

I have had my first few appointments with Karen. I find these to be most helpful and supportive. Her expertise has moved me to clarity and been a good sounding board for me. I feel like I’m finally getting unstuck in my marriage.

Written on Nov 06, 2020 after therapy with Karen for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse

I am looking forward to continuing with the process.

Written on Jul 25, 2020 after therapy with Karen for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, and grief