karen heaps

MACC, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH
meet karen
Karen is originally from the Northeast, but has called Greenville home for over 25 years. She is married and is proud to be the parent of two grown children, one son-in-law, two step-children, and two grandchildren. Karen spends her spare time with family and friends, actively enjoying the outdoors, appreciating the arts, or traveling. In quieter moments, Karen can be found gardening, knitting, reading, or practicing yoga and pilates.
style of therapy
Karen provides a holistic and relational approach to therapy, recognizing the foundational connection between science, emotion, and spirituality. She offers an unconditional, non-anxious presence within a relaxed environment. Karen is passionate about and committed to supporting her clients in their unique journey to experience fulfillment and achieve their goals. She uses several different theoretical models to help meet her client’s needs which may include: Accelerated Resolution, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Emotionally Focused, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused and Mindfulness Therapies.
practice focus
Karen works with Teenagers, Adults, Couples and Families in the care and treatment of: ADHD, Aging, Anxiety and Stress, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Depression, Divorce Care, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Marital/Pre-Marital, Navigating Chronic Pain and Illness, Parenting, Self-Esteem, and Trauma.
speaking
Karen enjoys teaching as well as leading discussion and process groups on topics within the scope of her practice. Please contact for further details.
credentials
Licensure:
Licensed Professional Counselor, South Carolina # 5803

Certifications:
Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NCC)
Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Counselor #1698 (BC-TMH)
Certified Accelerated Resolution (ART) Therapist
Certified Spiritual Director (CSD)

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, University of Delaware
Master of Arts in Christian Counseling, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

Professional Memberships:
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association
International Society of Accelerated Resolution Therapists
National Board of Certified Counselors