Karen Adamson, LMHC

Karen Adamson, LMHC

Counseling  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Karen Adamson, LMHC is a counselor in Mountlake Terrace, WA. She specializes in counseling and hypnosis.Read her story

21905 64th Ave W Ste 301A

Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Contact Information

(425) 610-7584

Insurance Accepted

  • First Choice Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Premera Blue Cross

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Karen Adamson's bio

This content was provided by Karen Adamson "I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington. I earned my Bachelors Degree in 1997 from State University of New York University at Buffalo. I earned my Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling in 2005 from New Mexico Highlands University. Adult Counseling Improve relationships with others Help for stress, anger, anxiety, depression Gain insight into automatic reactions and choose to respond in a new way Parent coaching Physical, sexual, emotional abuse recovery Grief and loss Work through issues of marriage or divorce Addiction and recovery Adolescent Counseling Behavior, school and/or learning problems Managing and expressing emotions in a healthy way Decreasing anxiety, depression, anger, stress Self-harm behaviors (like cutting) Physical, sexual, emotional abuse recovery Social skills Improve self-esteem and self-worth Process feelings resulting from divorce or other life transitions Family & Couples Counseling Improve communication to manage conflict Navigate through crisis and gain insight Strengthen the emotional bond "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Karen Adamson "Ren helps individuals (over the age of ten) heal and release the lingering effects of childhood trauma that often lead to long-standing emotional and behavior patterns. She works with clients on all aspects of adoption and attachment issues.

For me, insight is only truly valuable if it leads to concrete positive changes. When I work with a client to explore and understand their past, it is always with the goal of improving their present and future. We focus on putting legs on those insights – on building skills to help regulate emotions, increase interpersonal effectiveness and better tolerate distress.

I also use Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy to gently get past the ego's defenses and find the root of an issue more quickly than is possible with conventional therapy. In a relaxed state of consciousness we can release old negative emotions, get underneath self-sabotaging patterns of behavior and open the heart to approach difficulties from a place of love and self-acceptance."

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2  Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Hypnosis

0  Board Certifications

Karen Adamson does not have any board certifications listed.

9  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Individual Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • New Mexico Highlands University, Masters Degree
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Karen Adamson's Reviews

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Karen Adamson's Performance

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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Karen is an incredibly empathic listener. I always knew my needs were her priority and that I always had a voice when it came to treatment planning. She is the best therapist i have ever had. I would readily recommend her to friends and family alike. Anybody suffering from identity issues,...more
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