You Have Come To The Right Place
Seeking out counseling can feel intimidating.
It’s common to feel vulnerable, or maybe even ashamed that you even need help. You might be unsure if you are ready to face things.. but are reading this today because you are tired of the struggle.
There is a path to healing — and you can feel safe and secure in the process at The Normal Me.
Dr. Karen Smith DNP
Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Psychiatry
I am Board Certified as both a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and a Family Nurse Practitioner. My expertise extends across the full continuum of ages and mental health problems owing to decades of experience working with families in primary care, children and adults in private psychiatric practice, and with adults in inpatient mental health crisis units.
I am passionate about my work in helping people feel normal and functional again. I’ve seen that with insight, forgiveness, acceptance and hope for the future, things can change.
The Normal Me Philosophy
I believe that there are normal predictable responses to physical, social and emotional stressors throughout our life, beginning at the time of conception throughout our aging process.
Gaining insight of the impact of stressors guides us to the changes we need to make to feel normal again.
We are all beautifully and wonderfully made, with plans for our lives that can be realized when we move forward!