Karen Starr

 Individual and Couples Therapist As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I’m passionate about all types of relationships.  My goal is to approach each client with acceptance, empathy and unconditional positive regard while recognizing that sometimes all of us need to be challenged to change.  I believe it is often within a compassionate, non-judgmental relationship with a therapist that true change takes place. After working in the field of Sales and Marketing for over 20 years, I decided to pursue my true passion as I earned my Masters in Counseling from National Louis University. I am thrilled to be working in this field and have developed a strong commitment to working with adults, couples and adolescents. Managing relationships has never been easy and seems even more complicated today.  My goal is to help people break through barriers to achieve greater understanding, connection, and intimacy in their relationships.  We will work together to increase respect, affection and closeness in your connections, break through conflict when you feel stuck, and learn how to navigate life’s difficulties in a calm manner.  I have completed the Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and use many of these approaches in my work. My areas of specialty also include:  Parenting, family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety and stress management. Please feel free to contact me directly at Karen@cfctherapy.com Read blogs from Karen  
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