Karina was born in Spain and obtained a medical degree there. She moved to the US, where she raised three children, before resuming her life-long passion of helping others. She is an experienced systemic family therapist, with an attachment based, trauma informed approach, and has worked 3 years in a family based settings, with a variety of populations and presenting problems, including depression, attachment problems, defiant and aggressive behaviors and school truancy. She has worked with single parent families intact families and step and foster families. She is also experienced with multicultural families, and families with deaf caregivers. She is interested in working with families with disabilities and chronic medical issues.