Karen Shipley, Psy.D.
Dr. Shipley is a licensed clinical psychologist who has approximately 20 years of experience in the mental health field. She currently provides psychotherapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults in an outpatient setting. Dr. Shipley is also an adjunct faculty member for the Clinical Psychology doctoral program of Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. She has practiced as a DBT individual and group therapist, primarily with adolescents and caregivers, for approximately 10 years. Dr. Shipley was a faculty member for an APA-accredited internship program in New Hampshire and provided DBT supervision and training for pre- and postdoctoral students as well. She continues to consult and provide training for the Heart of America Psychology Training Consortium in Springfield, Missouri, as well as programs in California. Additionally, Dr. Shipley specializes in the following areas: pediatric psychology, grief and loss, self-harm and chronic suicidality, chronic and terminal illness, eating disorders, and trauma.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist