Karen Andres

Meet Karen

Registered Provisional Psychologist, PhD, MA, MN, MSc, NP

Karen has worked in health care for 30 years as a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner. She has been fortunate enough to work in diverse areas but predominantly in Critical Care.  This has provided her with an understanding illness, the body, and the patient’s journey.  She went into counselling originally to complement her knowledge and skills in nursing, however found value in supporting clients in their mental health journey.  Understanding life throws each of us curve balls, and trauma whether bit “T” or “t” happens to all of us, it helping clients find their way forward which is invaluable.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Hypnosis
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)

Professional Membership:

Uniquely positioned to understand clients managing addictions, chronic disease, caregivers or those in later life, my experience in health care as well as counselling allows me to see the whole person.  I also work with clients with anxiety, depression, grief, stress (e.g. work, personal), trauma and sports psychology.

Counselling services available

Mens Counselling

Issues specific to men’s related concerns

Individual Counselling

One on one support from a client centered perspective

Couples Counselling

Couples work based on the Gottman Method to help couples

Anxiety Counselling

Feeling a general feeling of unease in situations…

Marriage / Relationship Counselling

Do you know that it takes a couple up to 7 years of having issues before seek...

Communication Counselling

Many couples would say that communications the main issue in their relationship.

Depression Counselling

Feeling low mood, lack of motivation, tired, and have suicidal thoughts? Let us join you in supporting...

Trauma Counselling

Have you been dealing with the impacts of trauma in your life? EMDR is an evidence based approach...

Addiction Counselling

Work with at therapist on substance use, behavioral or impulse control..

Conflict Counselling

Did you know that 69% of conflicts are perpetual disagreements that do not have a solution.

Let us help with other presenting issues