As a result of over 23 years of working in child welfare and adult services, Karen has extensive experience working with individuals with complex needs, including individuals living in residential care. She has significant experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities, emotional and behaviour challenges, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She also has experience working with individuals with Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders, Bipolar and Related Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders, and Dissociative Disorders. She has experience providing treatment for first responders, and police officers, with a special interest in active service members and veterans. Her aim is to complete her doctoral dissertation on the topic of Moral Injury in active service members and veterans.