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Karli Altenbern MA, NCC, LPC Candidate, E-RYT


The world we exist in impacts our mental and physical well-being. A holistic approach to mental health involves looking at an individual’s overall health and environment. The therapy space can be so much more than talking about our feelings—it is an opportunity to integrate and embody what we feel and enact empowered change.

Karli operates from a relational-cultural perspective and weaves in elements of psychodynamic theory, neuroscience, and somatic/body-based interventions into her work with clients. In session, Karli aims to hold compassionate space, helping each client discover the right tools and skills for their own self-exploration and self-soothing. Karli values her role as an advocate for clients both in and beyond the counseling space. 

Education and Credentials 
Karli is a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (#LPCCANDIDATE11671). Karli holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of California, Irvine. Karli completed her counseling internship immersed in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and completed a 30 hour C-DBT training with Lane Pederson. 

Karli is also a registered yoga teacher (E-RYT 200) with training in hatha, vinyasa, yin, kundalini, power flow, and meditation. 

Professional Experience and Areas of Practice
Karli is a candidate at Renew Counseling Center, rotating through W Collective. She works with adults who may be experiencing chronic illness, chronic stress, complex trauma, anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, ADHD, and personality issues. Karli is a 2SLGBTQIA+ affirming, multiculturally-informed, sex-positive, and secular counselor. She is a member of the American Counselors Association, the Oklahoma Mental Health Counselors Association, and the National Board of Certified Counselors. When not counseling, Karli is involved with research in the area of neuroeducation.

As a candidate, Karli does not currently take insurance. Sessions are $85/hour. For more information and to schedule an appointment, reach out via email or phone.


Karli Altenbern MA, NCC, LPC Candidate, E-RYT
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