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Karen Macken

Karen Macken

Psychotherapist

Qualification: Pre-accredited member of IACP - M13605

Location: Cork

Face To Face

Face to Face

Video

Online

Phone

Phone

Approaches:

Gestalt Therapy , Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy , Person-Centred Therapy , Mindfulness , Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) , Solution-Focused Brief Therapy , Other , Internal Family Systems , Psychodynamic Therapy



type of services:

Working with:

Individual Session, Family

Age From:

18



About me:

Approach: Integrative and person centred

Karen has an extensive career helping people within the healthcare setting. She has a keen interest in supporting those struggling with mental health issues. Karen has a degree in nutrition and dietetics, a conversion degree in psychology, and more recently a degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy from CIT. She is pre accredited IACP member.

As a trauma informed therapist, an intuitive eating trainer, an SSP practitioner, she is also a level 2 Gottman couples counsellor. This makes her uniquely trained in relational, complex trauma and eating disorder issues.

Karen uses a person-centred and integrated approach in her work, creating a safe, and trusting space for her clients. Being non-judgmental, empathic and present to her clients is her core value, supporting development of a strong therapeutic alliance.

Karen integrates Person Centred Approach, Gestalt, Ego states, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and compassion focussed mindfulness.

Karen Macken works with those seeking help with:

Mental wellbeing
Personal development
Anxiety
Depression
Grief and loss
Emotional overwhelm
Panic attacks
Identity crisis / life stage existential crisis
Living with a medical condition
Eating disorders
Self care
Low self esteem
Stress and work/ life balance
Trauma
Relationship issues
Mediation
Fertility


languages:

English


specialities:

Anxiety

Bereavement

Chronic Illness

Depression

Eating Disorder

Panic

Personal Development

Self Care

Self-Esteem

Stress

Trauma

Work Issues, Work/Life balance