Second year psychology student
Kary is a second-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Alliant International’s Professional School of Psychology. She has a deep passion for serving others as a psychologist and has specific interest in working with teenagers and young adults.
Kary’s professional interests include working with children, adolescents, and young adults as well as helping clients work through traumatic experiences. Kary has a passion for using cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches to treatment, particularly using nature and the outdoors to improve one’s quality of life. Her approach in therapy is to provide a warm, comfortable, and safe environment to allow clients the confidence and empowerment to reach their goals and find their own version of happiness and life satisfaction.
Kary earned her M.A. in Psychology from Touro University and her B.A. in Behavioral Science at San Jose State University. Kary’s recent clinical experience includes providing counseling and assessments for students in the Placer High School District. She also has experience performing behavioral therapy with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. She currently works as a volunteer providing psychotherapy to women in a domestic violence shelter. Prior to her acceptance in the doctorate program at Alliant, Kary had a career as a research professional studying many disorders including sleep disorders such as insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and narcolepsy.