Who Is She?
Karen Poyser-Navratil is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), whose focus includes, but is not limited to trauma, self-esteem, and depression. Karen received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Nova Southeastern University. Karen also received a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Barry University. Because of her love for the learning process, and her desire to grow and be the best for the single mothers that she comes in contact with; she obtained a life coach certification from Florida International University. She has also been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), a comprehensive, integrative psychotherapy approach in trauma treatment.
Karen has worked as a Medical Social Worker in a hospital setting. She has also worked in community-based mental health agencies with children and families. Karen is truly passionate about future generations, and has worked in the academia setting as an elementary substitute teacher; she volunteers at her church with elementary age girls, and is also a Guardian Ad Litem in Palm Beach County.
Karen is fortunate and grateful to have experienced a myriad of challenges in life. During the midst of each trial, God provided her with strength & courage to see them through. In fact, God’s purpose for her life was dependent on those events. Her strength, courage, and faith would ultimately foster a desire to help teen girls and women, especially single mothers, find their authentic, purposeful, and passionate truth. Karen is the CEO/ Founder and primary psychotherapist at A.R.I.S.E. (Accepting, Respecting, Improving and Self Evolving) One Support Services, LLC.
Karen is a wife and mother of three daughters. And above all this, she is a child of God with purpose and passion who has walked through the pain!
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