Kara King is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked closely with adolescents, young adults and adults across a broad range of social, emotional and psychological concerns for over a decade. Kara has worked extensively in a college counseling center as well as in a community-based mental health agency and in secondary schools. Kara’s approach to therapy is integrative and strengths-based while largely drawing from psychodynamic, relational, interpersonal, and cognitive behavioral modalities. With each client interaction, Kara aims to create a warm, safe, and non-judgmental environment, which serves as the bedrock of any change process.
Kara practices as a generalist, though her areas of clinical interest and expertise include anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, grief and loss, identity formation, adjustment challenges, women’s issues, self-esteem, self-injurious behavior, abuse and trauma for both men and women. Kara emphasizes inclusiveness in her practice and welcomes working with people from all different cultural backgrounds and identities, be it race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, etc.
Kara earned her Bachelor’s degree in English with a Minor in Psychology from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY and her Master’s degree in Social Work from The Catholic University of America.