ACT Therapist in Washington DC
Keren Gonzalez, LPC, is passionate about helping clients that come to therapy seeking relief for a wide range of concerns such as anxiety, depression, trauma, or relationship issues. As a trauma-informed therapist, Keren integrates Mindfulness-Based CBT and ACT principles in her work with clients.
I also feel passionate about supporting clients who may be experiencing challenges in their journey of becoming parents or expanding their families. This area of speciality includes fertility issues, and mood disorders throughout pregnancy and post-natal period.
Keren also has extensive experience supporting professionals working for International organizations in the US and Latinoamerica.
Working with Keren
As a Latina therapist, Keren’s bicultural background and bilingual skills, are are a great fit for individuals who are seeking to work with therapists that are comfortable and competent to work with clients from diverse backgrounds, immigrants, and clients who appreciate a warm and compassionate style.
Keren works intentionally towards creating an environment where her clients (and their nervous systems) feel supported so that they can safely explore, transform, and heal deeply wounded aspects of themselves.
Keren is licensed in VA and DC.
Keren has a Masters in Counseling Psychology from the Chicago School for Professional Psychology and a Bachelors in International Relations. She has pursued training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.
Prior to working here at CEPS, she works in community mental health settings providing psychotherapy services for wide range of clinical diagnosis.
During my professional career she has enjoyed opportunities to work and help communities around the world. In 2011, she trained local teachers, orphanage workers, and other childcare professionals on trauma in Kigali, Rwanda. In 2008, she participated in a business development project where she created and managed a series of public seminars on basic business principles with a team of students in Buenos Aires, Argentina.