Ms. Karren Garrity, LPC

About Me

Karren works with children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families. She leads workshops on parenting, conflict resolution, healthy choices, and adolescent orientation seminars for high school teachers, and facilitates psycho-educational groups. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor, graduated with a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and a Masters of Science in Counseling from Western Connecticut State University.

Education & Experience

BA- Sarah Lawrence College, MS- WCSU Private practice in Kent, CT since 1998

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Foundation for Community Health: Board member, Board of Education, Board of Selectmen, Kent Energy Task Force

Specialty Area

  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Sliding Scale
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealth

Connecticare, Empire, Golden Rule, Healthy CT, Husky, Meritain, Oxford, Optum, United Health Care, United Behavioral Health, Value Options