Biography

Karen Schwartzenburg, LPC
Therapist
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Karen Schwartzenburg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Louisiana College, an Associate Degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University, and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Schwartzenburg is a registered nurse licensed in Louisiana and 24 other states. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana and Texas, and soon to be in California. She is a certified teacher and a certified school counselor in Texas.

Her services are rooted in the fields of mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based stress reduction. She has experience in working with issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, anger, poor self-esteem, grief and relationship issues.

In sessions, she joins her clients in a creative, therapeutic process tailored to meet their individual needs. She believes in a holistic approach and collaborates with her clients in enhancing their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

She is passionate about helping adults of all ages and backgrounds feel supported, confident, and comfortable as they journey toward becoming happier, healthier, and more successful. A strength-based approach supports individuals in their journey to embracing their authentic selves with love and compassion. It assists adults in focusing more on internal strengths and resourcefulness. This sets up a positive mindset that builds on best qualities and improves resilience.

She was drawn to the field of counseling after seeking counseling herself in her journey of becoming who she was meant to be. She personally saw the benefits of counseling in her own life and developed a deep desire to share that with others. Anyone who is committed to honesty and hard work will reap the rewards of counseling.

Schwartzenburg loves meditation and beginning her day by writing a gratitude list. She enjoys traveling with her husband, hiking, biking and has just begun to explore yoga. She lives at home with her husband, who is retired, and their two shih tzus, Macie and Gracie.

Qualifications

Education & Training

Louisiana College

Ms. Schwartzenburg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Louisiana College.

Louisiana State University

Ms. Schwartzenburg holds an Associate Degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University,

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Ms. Schwartzenburg holds a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.