Karen is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC). She earned her Bachelor’s in
Theatre Arts and Psychology from Lagrange College and her master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. She is currently under the supervision of Chelsea Harris MS, ATR-BC, LPC, CPCS. Karen has a background in working with children in the school setting as a paraprofessional and with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as an ABA Therapist.
Karen is passionate about helping client’s grow into their most authentic selves by learning how to manage strong feelings, effectively communicate with others, and build self-esteem. She utilizes an integrative approach that includes person-centered therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Expressive Therapy (i.e. art, music, theater). Karen enjoys incorporating the client’s interests into the therapeutic process. She enjoys theater, going for walks, playing video games, and spending time with friends and family.
Karen has experience working with children and teens struggling with anxiety, depression,
anger, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), dual diagnoses, low self-esteem, changes in family structure, and life transitions. Karen has always believed in the therapeutic nature of the arts and strives to help clients understand themselves and their lives better through it.