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Karen Kennedy, LPC-S EMDR Therapist

Psychotherapy, Counseling, EMDR Therapy

Welcome!  You have just taken an important step towards finding help and support.  As a psychotherapist in private practice, I specialize in helping adults who are struggling through difficult life situations.  During sessions, we will talk about your life and the things that are bothering you.  You will become aware of how you are psychologically organized, and of the stories that you tell yourself about yourself and the world around you.  All of this can be changed if you want it to be.

Why Do I Need To Come To Therapy? Can’t I Just Talk To A Friend?

As your therapist, I can guarantee that anything you say in our sessions is confidential.  This cannot be guaranteed with a friend.  Also, my education and experience brings a knowledge base that friends do not have.  I do not have an agenda for you, and friends often do.  Friends and family often want you to do something that (subconsciously) benefits them, but may not be best for you.

My Approach To Therapy

I set aside judgment, and become curious about your life.  My approach is down-to-earth and practical.  I do not just listen to problems.  I listen to people in their entirety.  It is a joy to be part of the process of discovery, and finding happiness and solutions.  I believe that people are resilient, and that there is something for anyone who is truly looking.

In addition to traditional talk therapy, I am trained in EMDR.  Please look at my FAQ’s page to learn more about how EMDR might be helpful to you.

Whatever you are going through, you do not have to go through it alone.  I would like to help.

Contact Information

My practice uses secure HIPPA compliant online scheduling from therapyappointment, allowing you to view my availability and to schedule your own appointments. Among its many features are:

  • Self scheduling, rescheduling or cancelling an appointment (eliminating frustrating ‘phone tag’)
  • Optional appointment reminders sent via phone call, email or text
  • Enter or update your demographic/insurance information online
  • Contact me through a secure HIPPA compliant message system - Please do not use email or text for confidential communications

If you need to speak with me please call (512) 653-0554 during regular office hours (9am-6pm Monday-Friday). I do not take calls while in session, however if you leave a message every effort will be made to return your call the same day. Please leave a phone number and several good timeframes when you may be reached. Also, please let me know if it is ok to leave a message for you.

If you are unable to reach me and feel you are in crisis, please contact the 24/7 Crisis Hotline at (512) 472-HELP or 9-1-1.

Karen Kennedy, LPC-S
3625 Manchaca Road
Suite 102
Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 653-0554

Karen Kennedy, MA, LPC

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New Clients: First check my schedule for appointment availability (bottom button on the registration page). Then register as a new client and make your appointment.

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