Karen Kieser – MS, LMHC, NCC
Hicksville, NY(631) 629-3631 View First Step Directory Profile
Ms. Karen Kieser obtained her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Long Island University CW Post where she maintained a 4.0 GPA, graduated with Honors, and was a member of the Counseling Academic and Professional Honors Society International. She graduated Cum Laude from Queens College with a BA in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Ms. Kieser is a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC) and holds memberships both with the Mental Health Association and American Counseling Association. She is Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Mindfulness Instruction, and Yoga.
Karen Kieser’s Expansive Dossier has equipped her with the tools necessary to assist individuals who are struggling with Anxiety and Phobias that could adversely impact a person’s ability to function. Karen will work with her Clients to develop specific strategies to manage Behavioral Issues resulting from a host of Disorders including, but not limited to Depression, Anxiety, Low Self-Esteem, Grief, and Life Transitions. Karen is passionate about teaching and utilizing skills/tools that one can apply in order to maintain a sense of clarity which will aid in managing Stress more effectively.
Studies indicate that CBT, Mindfulness Training, and Biofeedback can lower Stress and Anxiety while increasing one’s ability to function optimally. These Evidence-Based Therapeutic approaches along with Karen’s extensive Training as a Yoga/Mindfulness Practitioner and Teacher, supports her Holistic view of Health and Well-being.
Ms. Kieser is a well-established Clinician who maintains a Private Practice in both Nassau and Suffolk County (Hicksville and Huntington New York). She is respected by her colleagues’ for her humanitarianism on behalf of North Shore University Hospital After Care Unit, Literacy Nassau, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society First Connection Program, and Moonjumpers Charitable Foundation Inc., where she was a Founding Member and served on the Board of Directors.