Karena is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor with 20 years of experience providing mental health and addiction therapy services to individuals who need co-occurring treatment. Karena believes that problem-solving skills, healthy coping skills, stress management, management of thoughts and emotions, relapse prevention, and understanding of mental health and addiction disorders are vital tools needed to manage mental health and addiction disorders. Karena provides a safe environment and uses a variety of evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Enhancement Therapy. The therapy sessions are individualized. The individual in need is the expert and Karena is the helper.