Kari Welch

LCSW, CSAC

Kari is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor with over 8 years of experience working in the field of behavioral health and substance use. Kari was born and raised in Wisconsin where she received her Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Social Work from The University of Wisconsin. Her experience includes working with individuals in community-based treatment, acute psychiatric care, residential treatment, and those involved in the criminal justice system. Kari’s professional interests have been working with adults experiencing mood disorders, adjustment disorders, communication barriers, conflict, life transition, trauma, substance use, and life stressors. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, hiking, arts and crafts, reading, growing succulents, and spending time with loved ones.

AREAS OF FOCUS

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  • Adjustment Disorder

  • Anxiety

  • Communication Barriers

  • Depression

  • Life Transition

  • LGBTQIA+

  • Mood Disorder

  • Personality Disorders

  • PTSD

  • Substance Use Disorders

  • Trauma

DEMOGRAPHICS

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  • Adults

  • Young Adults

  • Military

  • Veterans

THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES

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  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Person-Centered Therapy

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

  • Strength-Based Therapy

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy