Karis Sykes, M.A., AMFT, 122440


    Karis earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Saint Mary’s College of California. Prior to Paradigm, Karis has worked as a high school mental health support counselor as well as various other counseling roles in higher education. Karis draws her approach from feminist multicultural theories and embodied practices, and has clinical interest in emerging adulthood, identity formation, teen anxiety, depression, trauma, sexuality and spirituality. Karis’s therapeutic style is person-centered with a passion for creating compassionate and facilitative spaces for clients to pursue embodied transformation through noticing and celebrating resilience while co-creating mutually empowering narratives.