Karen Beauregard received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Framingham State University and completed her postgraduate work in Addictions Counseling at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is dually certified as both a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Prior to joining The Leggett Group, Karen gained experience in both long-term residential recovery and correctional settings. Karen is an empathic, non-judgmental therapist who believes in meeting her clients where they are and building on their strengths in a safe environment that allows her clients to achieve their personal goals. She blends a client-centered approach with a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches including CBT, Positive Psychology and Motivational Interviewing. In addition to working with substance abuse clients and their families, Karen’s areas of expertise include relationships, group therapy, anxiety, depression and life transitions.