Karen E. Baumstark Ph.D., CMHIMP, CTACC

Certified Professional in CMHIMP

Karen Baumstark Ph.D.Karen Baumstark, Ph.D., CMHIMP, CTACC

Licensed Clinical Psychologist












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  • M.A in Psychology, University of Missouri – Columbia, 1987
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Missouri – Columbia, 1990



  • Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider since 2019



Over 40 years working in counseling; private practice since 1991.


Professional Interests/Specialties:

  • Resolving long standing problems that have resisted change.
  • Helping clients process past, often family-of-origin related trauma, and understand how trauma currently affects their thoughts, feelings, behavior, and decision making; helping clients make changes to reflect how they want to live now by choice, and not by habit.
  • Recovery from depression and anxiety.
  • Working through life passages and transitions including but not limited to graduation, career change, marriage, divorce, birth of children, empty nest, losses.
  • Focusing on developing areas of personal growth to improve quality of life.
  • Improving relationship issues, including marital and other relationships.
  • Utilizing dream interpretation, spirituality, and myth in understanding peoples’ issues.
  • Healing and integrating spirit, mind, body, and emotion to promote optimal functioning and higher life satisfaction.
  • Helping adult children of aging parents with caregiver roles.
  • Resolving weight management issues.
  • Helping clients learn to cope with medical issues including chronic pain.


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