Meet The Specialists
Karen Becker is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master of Social Work from Aurora University. Karen has a strong passion for supporting social/emotional wellness with adolescents and families. With ten years of experience as a School Social Worker, she carries expertise with youth facing a variety of obstacles in the areas of anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, peer and family relationships, identity, social skills, learning difficulties, emotional regulation, and behavior. Karen strives to individualize therapy to meet the best needs of the client and family, utilizing a variety of treatment approaches including CBT, DBT, and social skills training. Karen uses an honest, gentle, and non-judgmental approach with an emphasis on strategies that are most accessible and practical for clients and families. Karen has a wealth of knowledge within the local school systems and has a strong background in Special Education. Karen believes that balance, accountability, and vulnerability are some of the key ingredients to healthy living. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two children and loves to surround herself with extended family and life-long friends.