Karyn is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) practicing in Webster, New York. Karyn completed both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Rochester. After finishing her degree in mental health counseling, Karyn began working in the Evelyn Brandon Health Center in Rochester, NY as a primary therapist. There, Karyn gained experience working with a wide array of client demographics and areas of focus. Experience there included work with depression, anxiety, anger, personality disorders, substance abuse, and interpersonal relationships. Karyn began private practice therapy in Webster in January, 2015 and has since transitioned fully to the private setting, working with adolescents and adults. Karyn is the owner and supervisor at Live Well Webster.
Karyn approaches counseling with a combination of supportive therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. She strives to provide an empathic, proactive perspective. In sessions, Karyn frequently challenges clients’ negative or irrational thoughts that keep depression, anxiety, and anger cycles active. She works with individuals to find the small steps and goals to work on each week to build progress and movement toward the changes they strive for. Karyn aims to bring empathy, encouragement, and compassion to all her sessions. Progress is made through a balance of emotional support, thoughtful challenges, and skills presentation. Karyn is always eager to help individuals reach a happier and more rewarding position in their daily life.