Addiction is a family disease and it becomes a disease of relationships. The person with the addiction is not the problem. The disease is the problem. Family members begin to heal when they look inward and explore their feelings and patterns. When family members do their work and courageously change what they can change, sustained recovery becomes more possible for everyone.
Karen offers confidential services to family members of people suffering from substance use disorder and/or process addictions. She helps people to:
Contact Karen for a complimentary introductory call and to learn more.
With master degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work, Karen is a spiritually and clinically trained family recovery thera-coach.
No stranger to the heartbreak of addiction, Karen shares what she has learned on her healing journey with other families. She is transparent and real. Her empathy, intuitive wisdom, and practical counsel invites family members to find their way into the light of recovery.
Her in-depth clinical experience, along with her own healing work, sets her apart in a world where anyone can be a “coach”. Her firsthand personal experience is invaluable. She knows what it is like to be overwhelmed by the disease of addiction and how to walk through it into discovery and recovery.
She is the author of the book, The Connected Leader: 7 Strategies to Empower Your True Self and Inspire Others, the host of Saving You a Seat podcast, and a grateful member of the 12 step recovery community. Her son is her most powerful teacher and together, they enjoy life one day at a time surrounded by their connection warriors.