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Karen Mulgrum, LCSW

Howell, NJ

"My therapeutic approach is based on my passion in supporting a person’s goals, stabilizing mood, and creating a life plan."

About

My interest is in helping those who have been affected by a dysfunctional family system, relationship difficulties, employment issues, chronic mental illness, Mood disturbances, anxiety disorders, depression and/or domestic abuse. My therapeutic approach is based on my passion in supporting a person’s goals, stabilizing mood, and creating a life plan.

My professional experience and education over the past 12 years includes advocating for families and children, the chronic mentally ill, counseling clients from complicated family systems through use of family systems, person centered, solution focused therapy as well as cognitive behavioral (CBT) and Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) My specialty is helping my clients create daily living and coping skills that can used to reduce stress and develop meaningful goals.

It is not easy to make the first step in getting help. Thank you for reaching out to me. I am looking forward to meeting you so we may slowly work through your difficulties as well as build a trusting relationship. Let us meet in person or via telehealth at a time that is convenient for you.

Specialties

Addiction, Adoption, ADHD/ADD, Anxiety, Bipolar, Borderline Personality, Career Counseling, Chronic Illness, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Infidelity, Internet Addiction, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Men's Issues, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self-Harming, Self Esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Use/Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, Video Game Addiction, Women's Issues

Dissociative Disorders, Elderly Persons Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Thinking Disorders

Top Treatment Modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)