We all need support sometimes.


Hi, I'm Kari. I take a client-centered approach to therapy, with an emphasis on helping individuals build awareness and self-support. 

I graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in Neuropsychology, and from the California Institute of Integral Studies with a master's degree in Counseling Psychology. I'm fascinated by the connections between neurology and behavior, and I incorporate these considerations into my work.

I'm also passionate about approaching therapy from a humanistic and Gestalt perspective. This means that I believe in the inherent wisdom of each individual and seek to help clients build awareness, explore their subjective experience, and find resourcing in the present moment.

In my free time I like to enjoy nature with my dog and tortoise. I especially love going to the beach, hiking, and backpacking.

About Me

All genders, races, sexualities, and cultures welcome.

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Kari Sandell, MA, LMFT, APCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist #122528

Associate Professional Clinical Counselor #4901

I serve clients in the California Bay Area, and am currently offering remote sessions via phone and Zoom. Please reach out for more information.


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© 2020 by Kari Sandell. Supervised by Gieve Patel, LMFT #47196.