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Karen Sprinkel

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154 Santa Clara Ave #4
Oakland, California, 94610
(Northern California)
United States of America

About Karen Sprinkel

Karen Sprinkel has been practicing psychotherapy for over 20 years. She is licensed to practice therapy in both California and Washington. She has a very diverse background of experience that helps her relate to all areas of life her clients bring to her. She has great competencies and qualifications, and her specialty is trauma and EMDR.Karen has worked as a clinician at Clearwater Clinic and Assessment Services in Oakland, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Families and Friends of Violent Crime Victims, in Washington state. She spent several years as Director of Guidance and Counseling at Dulwich International College, Phuket, Thailand, as well as had a private practice in Phuket, Thailand for 7 years. She has worked as a Manager of Clinical Administration at United Behavioral Health, as well as recently worked as the Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement at East Bay Agency for Children.A significant part of Karen's life was her time living in Asia. She finished her masters degree researching the impact of trauma, and the different approaches to heal from trauma from violent crimes in SE Asia and the US. Karen was so impacted by her research abroad that she returned to Asia for many years.Karen spent one year in Nepal, India and Tibet, and then lived in Thailand for 7 years. Karen's time in Asia formed a critical part of who she is and how she views the world and healing today. This deeply integrated perspective has helped her work with individuals here in the States.Karen integrates the ancient wisdom of meditation and mindfulness into her clinical practice, as well as EMDR and EFT to facilitate the healing process of her clients.


  • Veterans
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Victims of Sexual Abuse
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Refugees
  • Victims of Mass Disaster
  • Grief and Loss
  • Medical Procedure Trauma
  • Prenatal/Birth Trauma
  • Adults abused as children
  • Complex PTSD
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Developmental Trauma

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