Karen S. Holst
Karen S. Holst is a licensed therapist that specializes in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness meditation.
She has experience working with a variety of populations in both an inpatient and outpatient setting, short and long-term treatment with the SPMI population, as well as working with children and adolescents in an alternative school/day treatment setting.
Holst has participated in the seven-day Mind/Body Medicine training under the direction of Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., and Saki Santorelli, Ed.D., and attended the nine-day Intensive Residential Practicum in MBSR through the Center for Mindfulness. She completed the eight-week MBSR course through Duke Integrative Medicine as well as studied MBSR under the guidance of Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Lindsay Bridges, MD. Holst has a Doctorate degree in Human Services Administration.