Welcome to the website of Karen Hamilton. Karen has had over a decade of experience conducting individual, conjoint, family, and group counseling with adults and teens, focusing on relationships, substance abuse, and recovery. Karen specializes in substance related disorders, adolescents, relationship issues, process addictions, and co-occurring disorders.
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Addiction Specialist, Karen utilizes an integrative approach including family systems therapy, motivational enhancement therapy-cognitive behavioral therapy (METCBT), attachment theory, and the Developmental Model of Recovery defined by Stephanie Brown, Ph.D.
As a marriage counselor, Karen works with couples to help them understand and resolve conflicts and improve their relationship. Karen provides counseling to give couples the tools to communicate better, negotiate differences, and problem solve. Karen believes that entering into a safe, neutral space with a caring professional can launch you into a strong, lasting couple connection.
Karen has worked with Kristina Wandzilak, C.A.S., BRI-II, Dr. Brigitte Lank, Ph.D., and Dr. Stephanie Brown, Ph.D. Karen is the founder of Awakenings, an Alcohol and Drug Teen and Parent support group program.