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Karyl Baker, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma and abuse Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

Hello!
My name is Karyl, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. I recognize the courage it takes to reach out for help with personal matters. It would be my privilege to walk with you as you navigate through life's challenges.

I have experience working with adults struggling with various issues such as depression, anxiety, obsessions/compulsions, post-traumatic stress, substance abuse, mania, hoarding, and dissociation related to traumatic events. I have worked with people of various backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, religions, and cultures. I care about what is difficult in your life and want to help with finding relief.

My counseling style is warm, attentive and non-judgmental. I work from a psychodynamic perspective which means I understand how past and current stressors can affect responses to stressful situations. I also utilize cognitive therapy which is a way to discover how thoughts affect feelings and behaviors. I have experience working with those struggling with past trauma and abuse and am trauma informed in my counseling.

I would love working with you and look forward to meeting you.

Professional experience

9yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dissociation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

GA LPC LPC008913

Reviews

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Good service

Written on Dec 31, 2022 after therapy with Karyl for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

She is a excellent theropist I would extremely suggest others to consider as one for them.

Written on Dec 15, 2022 after therapy with Karyl for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and eating disorders

I really enjoy Karyl’s feedback and insight. She is very patient with me as I figure out this therapy journey.

Written on Nov 30, 2022 after therapy with Karyl for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and coping with life changes

Very attentive and supportive.

Written on Jun 24, 2022 after therapy with Karyl for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Karyl is wonderful! She has been such an amazing help throughout everything by listening, sharing resources, and talking though everything.

Written on May 03, 2022 after therapy with Karyl for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Karyl has been my therapist for a little over a year now. In that time, I have blossomed greatly. I was deeply depressed, about as far in as someone with a job outside the home can be. While it's not all sunshine and rainbows now, it definitely is a hell of a lot brighter than I would have gotten on my own without her help. She helped me see some of my tics that I wasn't even aware I had- and all without judgement. She truly is the best therapist I have had.

Written on Apr 18, 2022 after therapy with Karyl for 1 year on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd