Credential: LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Educational Background: University of Rochester, Rochester NY MSW – University of Denver, Denver, CO Mediation Training – CDR, Boulder, CO
Karen has over 25 years experience working with a wide range of clients In private practice. She has raised a family and has personal and professional experience with single parenting, step families and adoption. She enjoys working with challenging adolescents, young adults, couples, parents of any age children, and families of all descriptions.
Karen’s approach is direct, supportive and caring. Karen believes that effective psychotherapy is based upon mutual curiosity and genuineness in discovering how to meet life’s challenges – including family issues, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. The path through these difficulties includes facing them with humor, gentleness and bravery. The fruition of this exploration is a greater awareness of self and an appreciation of others.
Karen worked at September High School in Boulder as the Director of Counseling for 16 years. In this role she facilitated groups, and worked individually with teenagers, parents and teachers. She loves the diverse issues that teens bring, and helping them find the energy and strength to meet the challenges of finding an identity and individuation.
Karen also has extensive experience working in the community with various organizations – Boulder County AIDS Project, Compass House, Boulder Youth Body Alliance, Tibetan Village Project and Naropa University. She also leads trips to Asia and Africa for students and adults, and helped to start a preschool in Malaysia.
If you would like an introductory phone call, have questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, please call 303-818-1947.
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