KAREN HARRIS

Karen-Harris, Licensed Professional Counselor, Fresh Roots Family Counseling

“Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen

Education & Certification

  • BS in Pre-K–12 education from the University of Central Oklahoma
  • MS in School Counseling and Community Mental Health Counseling from the University of Arkansas
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Arkansas
  • Nationally Certified counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors

What I do:

  • Specialize in the reduction of Anxiety:
     
    Social, professional and family dysfunction
    co-dependency and substance abuse related issues
    gender identity related problems
    self-esteem and self-destructive behaviors
    Food addiction
    Understanding physiological anxiety vs relational anxiety
    Life transition difficulties

  • Specialize in navigating life transitions:
     
    All stages of divorce
    Single parenthood
    remarriage and the blending of families
    Parent education from birth to individuated young adult
    Estrangement with adult children
    Women’s issues related to hormonal and life changes
    Faith and religion crisis
    Navigating high school through young adulthood
    Grief and loss

Before becoming a licensed counselor I worked for over a decade as a teacher, guidance counselor and mental health counselor in the public school setting. This gave me an extensive knowledge of human development and family dynamics. I have three amazing grown children who are my deepest joy and greatest achievement. In my free time I enjoy gardening, being involved in community theatre and being out in nature.

Fresh Roots Family Counseling Locations

Rogers Main Office:
411 W. Poplar
Rogers, AR 72756
Phone: 479.986.8655
Fax: 479.633.9398

Fort Smith Office:
5401 Rogers Ave, Suite 200
Ft. Smith, AR 72903
Phone: 479.226.8403
Fax: 479.250.0334

Our Therapists are accountable to the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling.
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