Karyn Skiba, LMSW

Sterling HeightsOnline Therapy
Verified by GLPG

Education

  • School:
    University of Kentucky
  • Degree:
    Master of Social Work

Hello! My name is Karyn and I look forward to working with you. I am a Licensed Master Social Worker with over 6 years of clinical experience. My Bachelor’s degree was earned from Western Michigan University in Social Work. I went on to earn my graduate degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky.

I began my career in community mental health as a Mental Health Therapist working with children, adolescents, adults and families that had a severe and persistent mental illness. There I learned that a collaborative approach with other health professionals i.e.: psychiatrists, case managers, primary care physicians, teachers, and parents, etc. assists in achieving the highest level of mental health.

It is found that a therapeutic alliance with a client is a necessity in healing and I establish that through warm acceptance and unconditional positive regard. I have a solution-based approach to therapy in which active participation is encouraged. I work with the client to establish a clear understanding of the problem, develop a collaborative treatment plan, and utilize scientific based therapeutic interventions. I have an aggressive approach to therapy that is Cognitive-Behavioral based.

My specialty is with adolescents and adults experiencing; depression, anxiety, bipolar, intimate relationship conflicts, grief and loss, and communication difficulties.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna/Cofinity
  • BCBS
  • BCN
  • Beacon Health Options (BHO/VO)
  • McLaren
  • Medicare
  • Priority Health
  • UBH
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Pregnancy / Prenatal / Postpartum / Perinatal
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress

Session Types

  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based

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