Karen Sackheim, LCSW
Behavioral Health Therapist
Education & Training:
BA in Psychology, UC Davis MSW, CSU Sacramento
Professional Interests / Specialties:
I have worked extensively with people facing various psychological challenges such as grief/loss, depression, anxiety, intimate partner violence, sexual trauma, intimacy and communication issues, racial and sexual minority identity development concerns, gender-affirming-related issues, and complex trauma. When creating a therapeutic environment, I prioritize safety, trust, and mutual respect, on which the therapeutic alliance is built. I incorporate a range of modalities, which are tailored to the individual and their issues.
Boards and Affiliations:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker via The California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Philosophy of Care:
I believe in meeting clients where they are and building a strong therapeutic alliance based on trust and mutual respect. I strive to apply strength-based interventions with every individual.
What I love about working at SNAHC:
I enjoy being able to work with people from diverse backgrounds, with equally diverse concerns they bring to treatment.