Karen Morris, MSW, LCSW has 29 years experience providing psychotherapy and clinical social work to adults, adolescents, and children. Karen has had experience working in community mental health, private practice, child welfare, and public-school settings. She graduated from the Catholic University of America’s Masters of Social Work program, clinical practice tract, in 1991. She became a licensed clinical social worker in Virginia in 1994.
Karen believes that in this fast-paced world therapy is more important than ever. We all need a safe space to slow down, take a breath, reflect, and grow. Karen has an eclectic therapeutic approach, and uses cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, and family systems theory. She works with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, substance abuse, and family issues. Karen has a collaborative and engaging conversational style. She has had experience in many mental health settings during her career, which has provided her with a range of knowledge of different cultures, home environments, and community support systems.
Karen finds her career as a psychotherapist very rewarding. When she is not working she is spending time with her husband, sons, daughter, grandsons, and Siberian husky, Misty. She loves spending time in nature, especially the beach and ocean. She likes to read, practice yoga, and swim.