Karen is a Charleston native, growing up on James Island. She graduated from the College of Charleston 1983 with a bachelor of arts in business administration, and from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1998, cum laude, with a bachelor of science in physician assisting. She is currently enrolled in the doctor of naturopathy program at Trinity School of Natural Health and is also a certified nutrition counselor, a certified lymphatic therapist, a certified thermographer and a certified natural health professional.
She has been actively involved in health and wellness for over 16 years, having initially worked as a physician’s assistant in women’s health and also physical medicine. Today Karen works hand-in-hand with Dr. Ariane Cometa in providing these services through both Charleston Integrative Medicine and The Thermography Center of Charleston. She is also pleased to share office space and expertise with Dr. Jesse Ross of the BioKare Health & Wellness Center. A life-long learner, Karen continues to build on her education and is involved in other learning modalities that relate to her areas of interest and expertise.
Her passion, outside of her faith and her family, is Wellness. She believes wholeheartedly that we are a spirit, we have a soul, and we live in a body. If we take care of ourselves – spirit, soul, and body – we can walk in health. Nutrition, detox, a healthy ‘thought life’ and exercise are keys to living a long, happy, healthy, abundant life. Karen would like to help you achieve your goals in this area of your life – no matter where you are – because it’s never too late to start!
Karen understands the health problems faced by many today and strives to help those who want to improve their health and wellness. Her services include Thermography, Mineral Testing, Nutrition Counseling, and Electro-Lymphatic Therapy. You can learn more about each of these services on our website or by contacting Karen directly at ATGforyou@gmail.com Her personal phone is 843-813-4575. Get in touch with Karen today to start your journey towards better health and wellness!