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:
Individual Session, Family, Couples Session
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:
Grief and loss
Identity crisis / life stage existential crisis
Living with a medical condition
Low self esteem
Stress and work/ life balance
● Chronic Illness
● Communication Issues
● Eating Disorder
● Internal Family Systems
● Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
● Personal Development
● Personality disorder
● Relationship issues
● Self Care
● Self harm
● Suicidal Ideation
● Work Issues, Work/Life balance