Karen Seelert, Ph.D. is a Post-doctoral fellow with extensive experience providing individual and group therapy as well as psychological testing in a variety of settings including a college counseling center, primary care outpatient clinics, and hospitals. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Health Psychology at the Connecticut VA Healthcare System in West Haven (neuropsychology minor). During a break in her career to raise her children, Karen owned a successful child and family portrait photography business for a number of years.
Dr. Seelert primarily utilizes cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) with clients but also has interests in mindfulness and meditation as treatment modalities. She believes that “one size does not fit all” and approaches each client’s treatment needs and goals individually. She has experience treating anxiety, depression, substance abuse, stress/anger management, adjustment to health issues, chronic pain, eating disorders/weight management and smoking cessation. She has worked with adults, adolescents and children.
Karen earned a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah and a Master’s Degree in Health Psychology Education from Stanford University. She received her undergraduate degree from Hamilton College in Psychobiology with a minor in English. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, raising chickens, and tending to her honeybees!