About Karen Hammond, LCSW

Karen Hammond treats patients starting from 6 years old.
Karen Hammond, LCSW, ABD, has extensive experience healing trauma in adolescents and adults. Her goal is to walk clients through the process of healing past wounds in order to move forward and live a full, content life.

Karen received a BFA from Texas Tech and an MSW from Aurora University, where she is also set to complete her dissertation focused on PTSD and female veterans. Prior to joining Edgewood, she worked at various mental health and trauma recovery centers and has extensive experience with first responders and veterans.

From traditional to experiential therapy methods, Karen is committed to guiding you through the healing process. She uses EMD, EMDR, CBT, and art therapy to help you accomplish goals and live your best life.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Education
    Aurora University

    Master's in Social Work

    Texas Tech University (Bachelor's)

    Locations

    Naperville, IL

    2948 Artesian Road, Suite 112
    Naperville, IL 60564-8559