Karen Herzel, LPC, MT-BC

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Karen Herzel, LPC, MT-BC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Certified Music Therapist


Karen has a heart for people of all ages, with a special passion for individuals with disabilities; artistic folk of all types; those who have experienced trauma or loss; and those who are or have served in the military, law enforcement, and other first responders. 


Karen uses a cognitive approach grounded in a person-centered posture.  Karen is a master’s level board certified music therapist and is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).  She loves enhancing counseling through the universal language of music. Karen earned masters’ degrees in Psychology and Music Therapy from Illinois State University and a master of arts degree in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University. 


“It is a humbling and yet exhilarating experience to walk with people as they increase their belief in their amazing worth in God’s eyes.”

Did you know?

Karen and her husband love spending time with their grown children and their families, and creating adventures together as they visit and explore new and familiar places in God’s creation.