Karen Shaughness

  • New York
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Karen Shaughness's service

Karen Shaughness is a licensed clinical social worker with over 35 years of experience practicing therapy on Long Island, New York. She has successfully worked with clients facing a wide range of life issues, including anxiety, relationship problems, stress, and depression. Karen is known for her warm, friendly, and open approach to therapy, placing a strong emphasis on patient-centered care. She believes in a holistic approach to therapy and incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness techniques into her practice. Karen also has experience working with addictions and family dynamics. Currently working in a hospital setting, she enjoys the diversity that her job brings. Outside of work, Karen finds relaxation and joy in outdoor activities, particularly being near or in the water. She enjoys kayaking, attending concerts and films, gardening, and taking long walks or hikes with her beloved Golden Retriever. Karen is available for sessions on Wednesdays after 6PM and Saturdays from 10AM to 3PM. She is responsive to messages and texts throughout the day and aims to respond to initial requests within 24 hours. Recognizing the challenges and uncertainties brought about by this year, Karen is passionate about helping her clients achieve healthier and happier lives.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • and OCD
  • Codependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsions
  • Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Family Problems
  • First Responder Issues
  • Isolation / Loneliness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessions
  • Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Social Anxiety and Phobia

Therapeutic approaches

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing

Languages Spoken

  • English

Karen Shaughness is serving from:

New York

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Years in practice

38 years

NPI number


License Details

NY LCSW 071776

License: LCSW

New York

License number: 71776

Expires at 2025-09-30

License: Psychologist


number: P.07706

Expires at 2024-09-30

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