Your success in achieving your goals is to find a therapist who understands your goals, guides and supports you through each step — past each barrier on your journey to a happier life.
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” —Alice Walker
A unique therapeutic approach to healing with use of modalities such as EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy,
Internal Family Systems and principles of Theraplay for individuals, families & groups.
A proud Northern California native and graduate of The University of San Francisco, Karla Amanda Brown has many years of cultural, administrative, and health-care experience specializing in stress on mental and physical health, auto-immune disorders, chronic pain, hypertension, diabetes, domestic violence and physical abuse.
Karla is able to focus on the treatment of the whole person, considering all factors that happen within and around a person.
Through her practice, Karla helps clients struggling with trauma and loss, work and career issues, sleep disturbances, acculturation issues and times of inevitable change and transition. She has a unique ability to collaboratively examine biological, relational and mental health concerns with an understanding of the ways cultural, social, political and psychological facets affect and impact the mind and body. She strives to foster an atmosphere of compassion, respect and safety while encouraging profound, positive impact and growth.
“Everyone is different, there is no one way to find how to get to the core of someone and what maybe troubling them. Karla uses a variety of ways and techniques to help get to the root of the issues that are plaguing someone. She's not afraid to improvise and shift tactics to counter with the fluctuating nature of human emotion. I'm grateful to her for starting me on my journey to healing.” — Keith Houston
“If you are ready to heal from the inside out and get to the center of the barriers that are holding back your full potential & strength then Karla is the healer you need. She is one of the most professional & dynamic counselors I’ve ever encountered.”— Fabiana Vega
“Karla is an incredible therapist. Would highly recommend her services.”— Nicole Hudley
“Karla Amanda Brown is a woman who embraces the uniqueness of her clients giving them the tools to be their best selves. Call her. You’ll be glad that you did.” — Ronda Waller Shirley
“Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” —James Baldwin