Karen is passionate about walking alongside women impacted from sexual betrayal. She believes Hope, Healing + Restoration is totally possible with proper guidance, validation, education, resources, and support within a safe space to process the devastation and impact of betrayal trauma. Karen has been trained and certified through Apsats.org Karen is also trained in Intimacy Anorexia and understands the additional struggles this brings into the healing/recovery journey (after sobriety) within the marriage relationship. She facilitates women's groups walking through the pain of divorce, as well as, Pastors wives and Coaches individually. She has been a peer counselor with "Infidelity Counseling Network" and continues to lead a weekly online group with "Livefreecommunity.org" (formerly XXXChurch.com) for the last 4 years. She was honored to be a group leader at Dr. Sheri Keffers first "Bravery after Betrayal" conference this year. Karen will be sharing her personal journey of brokenness, betrayal and restoration. She believes God wants to redeem our pain and our stories, no matter the outcome for a powerful purpose. Karen feels extremely grateful to share hope from her own story and absolutely loves the authenticity and connection with such amazing women God has brought her way!
Karen and John have been married 37 years, they have 6 kids together. When Karen's not Coaching women, she's enjoying her 5 young grandbabies! You can watch Karen + John share their story of Marriage Restoration on last years"Restored" online virtual summit where they were amongst the top 3 most watched talks.