Karen began her somatic private practice in October 2020, after spending 8 years in practice as a somatic hypnotherapist in Santa Rosa, CA, focusing on women with trauma and eating disturbances, as well as those seeking spiritual transformation.
She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology at the UCF graduating summa cum laude in 2010. She also spent a year as an intern in Spiritual Care at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital working with multi-faith professionals.
Karen holds an advanced certification through the Hypnotherapy Training Institute in Marin, CA and has trained with renowned teachers of various forms of mysticism, yoga, meditation, ceremony, and transpersonal philosophy which complement and inform her work as a therapist. Additionally, Karen completed a 3-month journey in anti-racist theory and action. Recently, Karen has trained in EMDR for trauma recovery, as well as current advances in the treatment of chronic pain through mind-body approaches.