Karen Valentine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate and serves as a Clinician for the Cohen Clinic at Hope For The Warriors. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish Literature from the University of California, San Diego and her Master of Social Work with a Concentration in Families and Children through the University of Southern California.

Karen is bilingual and has experience working with wide variety of populations, especially families and children. Most recently, she worked as a school-based therapist for Onslow County schools. She has been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Problem-Solving Therapy and is continuing to expand her trainings to be able to serve her clients and the military population.

Karen is due to be fully licensed within the next couple of months and is passionate about continuing to work with a variety of populations, including military and military families. Karen has two daughters and enjoys dancing, reading, cooking and baking.