Loftus, LICSW

First Name: 
Karen

Loftus, LICSW

**Title(s):**
Clinical Social Worker

**Department and Services:**
Behavioral Health

**Area of Special Interest:**
Cognitive-Behavioral therapy
Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy Skills training
Latino Mental Health

**Education:**
Smith College
Master of Social Work
Northampton, Massachusetts

Boston University
Certificate in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Boston, Massachusetts

Simmons College
Domestic Violence Training Program
Boston, Massachusetts

**Training:**
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
BehavioralTech

**Personal Statement:**
I have many years of experience providing mental health counseling to a diverse population for issues including anxiety, depression, trauma; grief and bereavement; youth school difficulties and behavioral problems, parents and families. I am experienced in providing counseling to people who speak only Spanish; and with children and adolescents although I also enjoy working with adults.