About Karen Muller, Ph.D.
9/80-12/85: Ph. D. in Professional Psychology, Clinical Emphasis, California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley.
9/74-6/79: M. A. in Humanistic Psychology, California State University, Sonoma.
9/70-6/74: B. A. with Honors, Psychology and Romance Languages, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
12/08: State of Oregon Psychologist License #1952
8/79: Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling License #MK13956.
2/88: Psychologist License #PSY10331
American Psychological Association, Member
Oregon Psychological Association, Member
Association for the Study of Dreams, Member
1/09-Present: Solo Private Practice at 810 East Jackson Street, Suite A, Medford (previously at 21 Hawthorne Street), specializing in women’s issues, mood disorders (anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, PTSD) and chronic pain.
9/79-6/07: Private Practice: 4/92-5/07: Solo practice at 1345 B Street, Hayward, CA. 9/87-5/92 with group practice California Counseling Associates, 1812 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501.
9/85-6/07: Clinical Consultant to Bay Area Women Against Rape: Provided clinical case supervision to MFCC and psychology interns and rape crisis counselors. 1985-1989: provided training to staff on staff burnout and treatment.
1/85-6/94: Clinical Consultant to Berkeley Mental Health. Provided individual weekly clinical case consultation to post-Master's level students. Participated in supervision group and conducted training on diagnosis and treatment of survivors of trauma.
9/88-6/91: Clinical Consultant to Alameda Public Schools, City of Alameda. With Daniel Volk, Ph.D., provided clinical case consultation on a weekly basis to the Special Education Department.
9/83-6/84: Internship, Oak Knoll Naval Hospital. Psychological assessment (including 1-2 test batteries per week) and outpatient treatment of active duty and retired service personnel and their families.
7/82-6/83: Internship, Children's Hospital of San Francisco, Child and Family Treatment Center. (Now California Pacific Medical Center) Intensive play therapy and family therapy, diagnostic testing, and group therapy.
7/81-8/82: Internship, Berkeley Mental Health. Crisis intervention with mobile mental health unit working with Berkeley Police in cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, evaluations for involuntary hospitalization.
8/78-11/80: Director of Training and Crisis Counselor, Bay Area Women Against Rape, Oakland. Designed and implemented crisis counseling training program for volunteer crisis counselors. Supervised volunteer and graduate sudent counselors. Conducted community trainings in assault reponse with emergency room personnel, fire fighters, and police.
6/77-8/78: Family and Adolescent Therapist, YMCA Youth Development, Oakland, CA. Individual and family therapist to inpatients and graduate outpatients of short-term (30-60 days) residential treatment center.
10/76-4/77: Crisis Counselor, Marin County Probation Department, Family Crisis Intervention Unit. Family crisis intervention, assessment, referral, and brief therapy of families with adolescents in crisis.
2/74-9/75: Counselor, Plumfield Residential Treatment Center, Sebastopol, CA. Milieu counselor in residential treatment center for 6-12 year old children who had been abused.
Four year State of Oregon Scholarship to University of Oregon, including tuition, books, fees, and stipend.
1989: Presented a paper: “Dreams and Problem Solving” to the California Psychological Association Convention in San Francisco.
1990-1993: Clinical study of the psychological responses of the Oakland Firestorm Survivors via their dreams with Alan Siegel, Ph.D.
Presented a paper, “Fighting Fire with Fire: Case Studies of Firestorm Survivors” to the International Conference of the Association for the Study of Dreams in Santa Cruz, California, June, 1991.
Presented a paper to the California Psychological Association Convention in June, 1993, “Fighting Fire with Fire: The Survivors of the Oakland Firestorm a Year Later”.
1999: Presented two papers to the International Association for the Study of Dreams Conference in Santa Cruz: “Dreams in the Psychotherapy of Sexual Assault Survivors” and “The Clinical Uses of Dreams”.
11/96 and 6/01: “Jasmine: Dreams in the Psychotherapy of a Rape Survivor” in Trauma and Dreams, Deirdre Barrett, Ph.D., editor, Harvard University Press, publisher. Available online at www.asdreams.org
9/01: “Dreams in Pregnancy” in Dreamtime, Journal of the International Association for the Study of Dreams. Available online at www.asdreams.org
Dr. Karen has been voted Medford’s favorite therapist/counselor in Sneak Preview’s “Best of Medford 2014” issue.
Marcia Blackstock, Executive Director
Sharon Witkin Ph.D., Clinical Director
Karen Hagerman Muller is listed at AllTherapist.com