I have worked for 30 years with many different medical conditions both acute and chronic conditions, the last 20 years in neurological rehabilitation including brain injury, strokes and spinal cord injuries. As I move through my own journe y I have learned that self-compassion and resiliency can be great tools in embracing our gifts and creating a meaningful life.
I have my Masters in social work and I’m a licensed clinical social worker in Idaho. I received my Masters Degree of Social Work in 1992 from California University of Long Beach.
I am a certified brain injury specialist. I also have certifications in trauma, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Telemental Health (CBIS, CCTP-level 2, C-DBT, and CTMH).
Specialties & Issues
I provide individual counseling with an integrated approach for chronic pain, chronic health condition and issues that impact quality of life such as (relationships problems, stress, trauma, adjustments, transitions, finding balance, self-acceptance, life stresses, and pain/medical issues). I have been trained in EMDR through the EMDR Institute. I also have training in cognitive behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia, internal family systems, positive psychology, pain management, stress management dialectical behavioral therapy and mindfulness.
- Caregiver Support
- Family Life
- Grief & Loss
- Health & Wellness
- Medical Consultation
- Medical Rehabilitation
- Mood Disorders
- Pain Management
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Relationship Issues
- Self Esteem
- Spiritual Growth
- Stress Management
- Work/Life Balance
I take a trauma-informed, integrated and holistic approach with utilizing multiple modalities which is individually based. I strived to provide compassionate therapeutic environment and collaborate in your healing journey.
Services & Rates
- If you are interested in online therapy, please contact me with your availability for a 15 -free phone or video consultation to talk about your needs.
- $150.00 per sessions
Only private pay but can use your HSA/FSA accounts.
Karen Gentilman's Blogs
Apr.15.2022 - Empathy to Compassion
Apr.15.2022 - Give Grace
Apr.15.2022 - Wild Heart
Apr.15.2022 - When Do We Lose Our Way?
Apr.15.2022 - Is It Time For A Change?
Mar.21.2022 - Living Your Values
Mar.21.2022 - Expanding Your Window
Mar.21.2022 - Finding Balance
Mar.21.2022 - Busyness Addict
Nov.7.2021 - Taking Your Story Back
Nov.7.2021 - What is in an Emotion?
Oct.9.2021 - Who Deserves Credit For Who We Become?
Sep.24.2021 - What is the harm in being a perfectionist?
Sep.16.2021 - First Aid Tools for Stress and Overload Managing in Stressful Times
Aug.14.2021 - Can Healing be Overwhelming?
Jul.17.2021 - A Self-Compassion Practice Can Be The Change You Need