Karmen completed her training as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Oregon Health and Science University, School of Nursing. She has been in part-time private practice since licensure in 2002.
Karmen specializes in treating Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders, utilizing a holistic approach for medication treatment plans, incorporating both traditional Western medicine and non-traditional approaches. She tailors treatments to your individual needs, as well as your philosophical beliefs whenever possible. Her style with clients is collaborative and education focused. Karmen fully involves you in the decision making and treatment process. The therapy framework that she utilizes is slightly eclectic, with strong mindful-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) influences.