Karen Wocher is a licensed Independent Clinical Counselor with a Supervisory Endorsement from the State of Ohio. She received a bachelor of Psychology & Master of Clinical Counseling from University of Cincinnati. Obtained a Certified Forensic Counselor & Certified Domestic Violence Counselor Certificate. Has 20 years of experience counseling with individual adults, couples, adolescents in a wide variety of settings in private practice, mental health & substance abuse facilities. Past psychiatric work with a private psychiatrist for 8 years as a psychiatric therapist. Experienced Diagnostic Clinician & conducts screenings for mental health & substance abuse Levels of Care along with job related evaluations & assessments. Has mentored college students seeking licensures. Takes a Cognitive Behavioral approach, Reality therapy, Client Centered, Solution Focused, Experiential Extentialism, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Visual Imagery, Meditations, & eclectic approaches. Specializes in anxiety stress management, panic attacks, depression, trauma, bereavement, relationship/couples difficulties, employment issues, life transitions, ADHD, anger management, mood swings, elder issues, sleep disturbances, increase self-esteem, & addictions/substance abuse counseling care for a better life strengthening the individual in their journey.