Karen Kranbuehl is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA) who connects with individuals to spark hope and nurture well-being. Her focus is on clients who face depression, anxiety, relationship issues, recovery from substance use disorders, and life transitions that require adjustments, such as new parenting and grieving.
In warm collaboration with clients, Karen supports individuals in clarifying and achieving their personal goals. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Self-Determination Theory, and Solution-Focused approaches. Karen also draws from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to guide clients in cultivating awareness and creating space for addressing problems successfully. Karen works from a strengths-based perspective and has a deep respect for individuals who choose to engage in therapy to make positive changes and grow their well-being.
Life presents challenges but also opportunities for meaning and joy. Whether you are facing a new challenge or finding that a previous one has returned, Karen will work with you to explore options and pursue strategies for enhancing your life.
Karen earned her Master’s in Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a former attorney, a parent of two teenagers, and loves reading, movies, snow, and spending time with family.