Our Team

Meet the Therapist

Karina Pozo

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

About Me

Empowering Individuals, Couples, and Adults through Empathy and Connection
As a therapist at the Center for Mental Health Excellence (CFMHE), I am deeply committed to fostering human connection and supporting individuals through their mental and emotional journeys. Driven by a genuine desire to help people lead more positive and fulfilling lives, I bring a unique empathy to my practice, shaped by my personal experiences navigating anxiety and embracing a speech impairment. These experiences have gifted me with a profound understanding of the impact that mental and emotional well-being can have on every aspect of our lives.

Enriched by Professional Experience and Personal Growth
My professional journey has been enriched by my work with young children in previous roles, deepening my patience, empathy, and self-awareness. This experience has provided me with valuable insights into the different ways individuals navigate their emotions and challenges. Coupled with my personal growth, these experiences have equipped me with the tools to serve individuals, couples, and adults with compassion and respect.

Creating a Safe and Inclusive Therapeutic Environment
I believe in the importance of creating a safe and welcoming space where everyone can feel empowered to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences openly and without judgment. Cultural competence is at the heart of my practice, and I actively seek to understand and listen to each of my clients’ unique perspectives. By acknowledging and respecting the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities of my clients, I strive to create a therapeutic environment that is inclusive and affirming for all.

Navigating Life’s Challenges and Celebrating Successes
My ultimate goal as a therapist is to empower my clients to lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives. Together, we will navigate life’s challenges with greater ease, celebrate your successes, and strive towards a brighter and more hopeful future. I am deeply committed to helping people better their lives mentally and emotionally and to being a supportive part of their journey towards self-improvement and happiness.

Your Journey Towards Healing and Growth Starts Here
If you’re seeking a compassionate and understanding therapist to support you through life’s challenges, I invite you to take the first step and schedule a consultation with me at CFMHE. As someone who has personally navigated anxiety and embraced a speech impairment, I understand the courage it takes to seek help and the transformative power of a supportive therapeutic relationship. Together, we can work on developing coping strategies, building resilience, and fostering a greater sense of self-acceptance and personal growth. Let’s begin your journey towards a more fulfilling and authentic life.


I specialize in Anxiety, Coping Skills and Stress

I See Individuals, Couples, Family.


Sessions: $80

Accepted Payment Types

American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance Type

We do not bill insurance directly. However, we will happily provide superbills that clients can submit on their own for potential out-of-network reimbursement.

True healing begins with a compassionate connection rooted in empathy and understanding.