Karla graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a Provisionally licensed mental health practitioner, provisionally licensed drug and alcohol counselor and a National Certified Counselor. 

Karla completed her internship at the VA Medical Center as a residential therapist. As an intern, she gained experience working with a variety of mental health disorders, co-occuring disorders and substance use disorders. Karla has a strength based perspective and uses techniques and strategies from person-centered, dialectical behavior therapy and solution focused therapy. 

Karla enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to podcasts, traveling, and being active outdoors.