Ellie Karle, M.A.
Clinical Focus: Trauma (EMDR), Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy, Family of Origin Issues, Spiritual Issues & Purpose, Life Transitions & Relationship Concerns
Ellie Karle graduated with her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University in August 2019. Her clinical experience includes counseling a variety of populations, including couples, adolescents, college-aged individuals, and elders. She has experience working with issues such as trauma, depression, and anxiety, as well as family of origin issues and relationship transitions such as divorce and new relationships. Ellie is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, an evidence-based protocol for treating traumatic stress. She has enjoyed working with clients from various cultural backgrounds, and she places a high value on understanding how clients’ experiences affect their needs and comfort in the counseling relationship. She views it as a sacred honor to walk with clients through their emotional pain, hear their stories, and partner with them to overcome challenges.
During her studies, Ellie discovered a passion for the science and beauty of helping relationships. She believes that God designed humans to connect with one another and that healthy relationships are the most powerful mechanism for healing and growth. She sees faith and science as mutually complementary, and believes such integration enables her to be a more effective counselor. Ellie is passionate about helping clients resolve personal and relationship struggles, building more authentic and meaningful connections. She desires to empower clients to overcome obstacles in their lives, and to courageously value who they are while also growing into who they want to be.
In her spare time, Ellie loves hiking and exploring the outdoors, as well as reading, experimenting with creative recipes, and volunteering with the kids at her church.