|City, State:||Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Professional Qualification abrvd:||B.Ed Honours Educational Psychology: M.Ed Educational Psychology, M. Psych (Clinical Masters). EMDR (accredited practitioner).|
|IFS Training Level:||Level 1|
|Specializations:||CBT, ACT, Schema, Narrative & EMDR (accredited practitioner)|
Karen was born and raised in South Africa. She is married with two adult children and immigrated to Australia in 2003. Karen originally qualified as an early years teacher and then specialised in Specific Learning Difficulties. This was followed by both Honours and Masters degrees in Educational Psychology and then ten years later while in Australia a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Southern Queensland.
Since January 2009, Karen has been involved in private Practice work based at the St Andrew Medical Centre in Toowoomba, Queensland. Karen currently works with adults using a variety of therapeutic approaches to suite the client's needs. The main therapeutic models used are CBT, ACT, Narrative, Schema, EMDR and IFS and a particular interest and speciality is trauma.