Karen A Akre, MS, LMFT

Preferred Name: Karen

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

EMDR is my preferred treatment modality. I have seen EMDR assist individuals in rewiring their thoughts from harmful and maladaptive, to healing and adaptive. The natural healing power of the brain when combined with a knowledgable EMDR therapist can be a magical experience.

Education & Experience

Bachelors, Cal Poly, 2005 Masters, Cal Poly, 2020

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

NAMI, Family to Family education class facilitator CAMFT Member

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+


  • English


Out of Network provider-Can provide Superbill