"Karen is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor who devotes her life to assisting women,children, adolescents,couples and families to reach their fullest potential through the healing techniques of Behavioral and Reality Therapies.These mindful techniques include establishing a genuine client-counselor relationship with empathy and respect, utilizing modeling, goal-setting and homework assignments, contracts for change and art therapy promoting client choice and responsibility,.. achieving authentic relationships with others and working in the present. Karen specializes in Bereavement Counseling, helping families through illness, pain management, depression and life transitions. She is also the Bereavement Coordinator at University Hospice at Staten Island University Hospital.
Karen is a warm, inviting and caring person. Her friendly smile and easy-going personality puts people at ease very readily. She is respectful, reliable and trustworthy.She has been blessed with the gifts of intelligence, keen intuition, foresight and perception. She draws on her personal experiences and her eighteen years in private practice, school-based counseling and agency work. In addition to her training, she has a motivating, easy manner in which she empowers children (and the child in each one of us), adolescents and adults to live a socially constructive, extraordinary life." a very grateful client
LMHC-Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Member American Counselor's Association, Member of American Mental Health Counselor's Association, Member ADEC. Counselor's Liability Insurance. University Hospice Bereavement Coordinator, Staten Island, NY Private Practice Counseling for twenty years
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