Karen has a BA in Psychology from Dominican University and completed her MA in Counseling Psychology from Notre Dame de Namur University, Cum Laude. She was the recipient of the NDNU Graduate Honors award for research and is a member of the Psi Chi Honor Society. She worked for several years as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Karen is a certified Life Coach (EtainServices.com) and a certified trainer in Social Emotional Intelligence. She teaches online courses and offers coaching for personal and professional development.


“It is without hesitation that I give Karen the absolute highest recommendation and believe that clients will be very satisfied with the talents and gifts that she brings.”

~ Anin Utigaard, MFT, REAT