A native of California, Karen earned her BSN from Azusa Pacific University and went on to earn her Master’s of Science degree in Nursing from Duke University. While studying at Duke University, she graduated at the top of her class earning membership into the national nursing honors society, Sigma Theta Tau. Karen is accredited by the AANP.
Karen brings a wealth of experience to Wake Psychiatry with experience in critical care/transplant, high risk obstetrics, primary care, pediatrics, urgent care, and psychiatry. Her schedule is open to treat patients 8 and older. Her special areas of interest are treating patients with ADD, ADHD, LGBT and gender identity disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, mood disorders including Bipolar I and II, postpartum depression, anxiety, PTSD, panic disorder, OCD, trichotillomania, and depression.