Karen R. Seelert, Ph.D., M.A. is a Licensed Psychologist who works with children, adolescents and adults. She has extensive experience providing individual and group therapy as well as conducting psychological evaluations in a variety of settings including a college counseling center, primary care outpatient clinics, and hospitals. She believes that “one size does not fit all” and approaches each client’s treatment needs and goals individually. Dr. Seelert primarily utilizes cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) but also incorporates mindfulness and meditation as treatment modalities when appropriate. She has experience treating anxiety, depression, health-related issues, stress/anger management, ADHD, chronic pain, eating disorders/weight management and smoking cessation. Her experience as a parent to 3 teen/young adult children provides valuable perspective to both parents and clients.
Dr. Seelert earned an undergraduate degree in Psychobiology from Hamilton College. She completed an MA in Health Psychology Education at Stanford University and earned a PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Health Psychology at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven (neuropsychology minor).
A previous college athlete (tennis and ice hockey), she now enjoys skiing, running, spending time with her family, and raising chickens and honeybees!