Karina Evangelista is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor located in Plantation, FL. Karina helps clients who feel overwhelmed or exhausted with their emotions. Many of her clients experience panic attacks, fatigue, loneliness, sadness, anxiety, or feelings of disconnection on a daily basis. Karina specializes in supporting clients who have experienced trauma and need help processing through those experiences.
Karina’s approach to therapy draws from many evidence-based therapy modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), and narrative therapy. She teaches clients how to manage their emotions through the use of coping techniques. She does this with trauma sensitivity and shows compassion, kindness, and sincerity in each session. Her style is collaborative and warm, which leads many clients to feel connected to her and engage in therapy.
Karina earned a Master’s degree from Capella University. She has over eight years of experience working with individuals of all backgrounds and identities. She provides clients with tangible next steps towards decreasing their mental health symptoms and empowers clients to go down a healthy, positive path.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms
Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
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Years of Experience: 8 years
Talkspace, Mental Health Counselor, 2018 - Present
Private Practice, Mental Health Counselor, 2018 - Present
Trinity CMHC, Mental Health Counselor, 2014 - 2017
EMDR Institute, EMDR Certification, 2015
Capella University, Mental Health Counseling, 2014