Karen Welsh

LCPC licensed Clinic Professional Counselor (IL)

1590 S. Milwaukee Ave. #213 Township of Libertyville, IL 60048 US

About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor specializing in individuals, couples and family therapy, and maintain a private practice in Libertyville, IL.

As an experienced therapist, and a graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy, I currently am a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are EMDR work with trauma and other obstacles to enjoying a fulfilling life, and working with the challenges of the emotional sensitivities of the gifted/talented.

In addition to being a prominent therapist in the area, I present to general audiences speaking on the topics of bullying, parenting, the emotional sensitivities of the gifted/talented, book topics and stigma to name a few.

I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.



Experience includes:

Inpatient/Outpatient/Therapeutic day school

Community Counseling Agency

Private Practice

Providing individual, couples and family counseling.

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
  • Trauma Treatment
  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Parenting Support
  • Grief Counseling
  • Relationship Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Work and Career Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Gifted Sensitivities

I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.


M.A. in Professional Psychology

M.S. in Statistics

M.A. in Economics

Additional Training


Gottman Trainings - Marriage Relationships


  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Trauma and Abuse
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Relationships
  • Grief Counseling
  • Marriage and Relationship Counseling