Therapist Profile

Name:
Karen J. Lawler, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
6615 Valley Hi Dr Sacramento, CA 95823 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(916) 450-2650
Website:
License Number
LMFT49292
Practicing Since:
2006
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I believe that each of us holds the resources to solve our problems, but often we have trouble reaching them or seeing beyond the struggles of the moment. I use a compassionate strength based approach to help you access your inner resources, learn new skills to manage stressful situations and reconnect with both your best self and those whom you love. My approach to therapy involves your whole self - body, mind and spirit - and uses recent developments in neuroplasticity to help you accomplish the change you seek.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:30-4:00
Services
Individual counseling for adults and adolescents, couples counseling, parenting support Stress Management groups using Emotional Brain Training
Insurance
MHN, Other, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.S. Counseling, Marriage Family and Child Specialization California State Univeristy, Sacramento CA M.A. Theology Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora NY B.S. Industrial and Labor Relations Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anxiety
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
Christian Based Therapy
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Depression/Clinical Depression
Employment Issues
Expressive Art Therapies
Families
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Sand Tray Therapy
Trauma
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Somatic
Certifications
SoulCollage(R) Facilitator Emotional Brain Training Level II Certification
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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