Ms. Karan Turnquist, LCSW, RPT-S, LMHC, LMHC


EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

EMDR Trainer

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a therapist who has 20+ years in the field. I have a focus in child therapy, family therapy, and trauma specific therapy. My experience enables me to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. I specialize across all ages from young children/toddler through adulthood. Services for mothers and pregnant women are available. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples to heal from trauma.

Education & Experience

MSW and MSED 17 + years experience in practice Specializing in trauma, attachment work Currently studying play therapy and working on RPT credential

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I work at the Department of Veterans Affairs as a clinical Social worker. Volunteer in Dunkirk city public schools with trauma informed mindfulness program.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Correctional Facility
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • UnitedHealth