Karen Freeman is an independently Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who holds a Masters of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University. Her background also includes undergraduate studies in socioeconomics, which has informed her extensive work with adults, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings including residential treatment facilities, child protective services, and outpatient settings.
Karen believes in the individual’s innate ability to overcome problems, whether stemming from external struggles or internal conflict, thereby bettering one’s life. With a strength-based perspective, psychotherapy identifies areas and goals to focus on, to foster growth and move toward a greater sense of wellbeing.
Karen works with a variety of presenting problems. Specific areas of expertise include the treatment of interpersonal violence and anger management, substance abuse, trauma, grief and loss, depression, and anxiety.