Karina Metelkin (she/her/hers) is a person-centered Clinical Mental Health Counselor who is enthusiastic about adapting alongside the needs of her clients and providing evidence-based care strongly rooted in cultural competency. She is experienced in treating a wide array of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, other mood disorders, and trauma. Karina works with a broad range of ages.
Prior to earning her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The City University of New York, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Biology. Her experience working in a Hematology and Oncology outpatient facility in New York for over 13 years propelled her passion for science and steered her into the helping field of counseling. Identifying as an immigrant and first generation Ukrainian-American, Karina’s goal is to promote acceptance and reduce stigma surrounding mental health issues within oppressed and marginalized groups. Karina speaks English, Ukranian, and basic Russian.