Episode 88 finds the gals on the corner of Audacity & Advice as they take an unpolished deep dive into the topic of DEATH with special guest, Karyn Rosenberg, LCSW.
Karyn’s expertise speaks for itself not just as it relates to bereavement but also her extensive experience and professional credentials across the board in the mental health space. We are humbled and honored Karyn has agreed to share her knowledge and wisdom to help us break down the unpolished wreckage of DEATH and how to make some meaning out of the uncomfortable madness of grief and loss.
Karyn Rosenberg is licensed by the state of Florida as a Clinical Social Worker. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Texas. She has a private practice in Boca Raton, FL where she provides psychotherapy and hypnotherapy services to children, teens, adults, couples and families. She is a trauma trained clinician in EMDR. (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).
Karyn has extensive experience in general psychotherapy, but she is most specialized in grief, loss, trauma and reproductive mental health. She holds a certification in perinatal mental health assisting clients with postpartum depression and anxiety. She works in the field of third party reproduction, offering consultation, mental health screenings and evaluations, and counseling with egg donors, surrogates, and Intended Parents (IP).
She has served as expert witness on grief and loss issues. Karyn has been an invited speaker at professional conferences, and serves as a lecturer and trainer for the community. She is invited to work with schools and workplaces offering crisis counseling and providing critical incident stress debriefing. Karyn has extensive experience facilitating bereavement support groups and providing professional trainings.
Karyn has been an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University where she has taught Grief and Bereavement counseling, Issues in Counseling Women, and Issues in Mental Health Counseling on a graduate and undergraduate level.
Her professional membership includes the Association of Oncology Social Workers, Association of Death Education and Counseling, The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Postpartum Support International, Resolve, National Association of Social Workers, Emdria and Florida Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Karyn served as treasurer, and past president of the Social Work/Mental Health Professional Council of Hadassah; and received the 2005 National Leadership Award, and past recipient of the Woman of Valor in 2004. Karyn is currently on the board of Professionals United for Parkland (PU4P) offering support and education for the community following the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Karyn is a published contributing author in Understanding the Journey: A Lifespan Approach to Working with Grieving People (2019). She has served on the board of trustees of her Synagogue, committees and task forces of Temple Beth El-Boca Raton, and currently is part of the strategic planning committee. Karyn is happily married to her husband, and raising two smart and beautiful daughters.
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