Karen facilitates a monthly Sitting Group as an ‘outpost’ of InsightLA at the OM Studio in Laguna Beach twice monthly, and teaches a variety of Mindfulness based classes. She has over a decade of experience as a dedicated practitioner of Insight meditation with residential retreat experience under the guidance of Trudy Goodman, the founding teacher at InsightLA. and Jack Kornfield. She completed the Dedicated Practitioner’s Program at Spirit Rock as well as the Facilitator’s Training Program at InsightLA.
For over 25 years, Karen has been in private practice as a clinical social worker and psychoanalyst. She brings an integrated approach as she works to lessen human suffering in both her practice of psychotherapy and mindfulness-based meditation.
Her photographic work, Travels Through Humanity with a social documentary focus on both contemplative themes and indigenous people throughout the world, has received attention in several art exhibits in Southern California.