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Karen Smith, LMFT, M.S.C.

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Current Availability:

I have a waitlist for new clients. If you would like to be added to it, I can notify you when I have an opening available.

Karen Smith remote and phone therapy in CaliforniaKaren Smith remote and phone therapy in California
Provides therapy in California

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    Hi there! :) My clients describe me as understanding, warm, non-judgmental, positive, and helpful.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    My approach to providing therapy is taking a look at the whole picture, including the client's childhood, worldview, and current problem areas, and clearing out anything that could be holding them back from happiness and peace. I use EMDR, CBT, DBT,

  • Together, we will:

    Explore problem areas and work toward relieving the unwanted symptoms that brought you here. We will clear out the bad, and make more space for the good!

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    I typically work with adults experiencing stress, anxiety, trauma, depression, addiction, college life, relationship/dating issues, grief, family problems, women's issues, low self-esteem, codependency, and more. My priority is to provide a warm and

  • I became a therapist because:

    Many experiences led me to my career as a therapist, including needing my own hero. I absolutely love my job!

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    Because of the population I work with (busy adults), offering TeleHealth makes it convenient to help to anyone, anywhere.

  • More about me and my practice:

    Goal setting is a collaborative experience. It is important to set reasonable expectations and start small if needed. During the first session, we will discuss topics that will help me get to know you better. My goal is to help clients feel safe.

More Details:

In-Network with:

Aetna, Blue Shield of California, Cigna, MHN, Optum, Optum Health, Oscar, Oxford Health, UnitedHealthcare, United Healthcare (UMR)

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