About Karin Awad, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Life Coach & Founder of New Heights Counseling


Licensed Marriage & Family therapist #102646

Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University

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Every person has a hero inside, and a journey they have to take. It energizes me to see the life, the love, strength and beauty manifested in the lives of the people I work with.

Karin has earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. Among her many certifications, Karin  holds a certificate in Clinical Nutrition. She specializes in working with Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Personal and Professional Development.

Karin Awad has over 12 years of experience in business, sales, and management. She’s held clinical and leadership roles in psychiatric hospitals, substance abuse centers, in both the public and private sectors of mental health. She’s actively worked alongside holistic healthcare practitioners in educating them on the importance of treating their patients through natural remedies vs. prescription drugs. Karin is a huge proponent and believer that the body has an incredible way of healing itself through natural remedies such as supplements, dietary changes, and lifestyle.

Her mission is to offer a holistic approach to help individuals find freedom from their negative habits. She has been an educator and advocate of drug-prevention. She believes in the importance of healing the mind, body, and spirit

Karin has trained in methodologies that incorporate focusing on the Here-&-Now.  She believes in helping clients find their innate strengths and skills to achieving their goals and find freedom from past traumas.


Methodologies include but are not limited to:

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming)
  • Family Systems
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person- Centered
  • Relational
  • Mindfulness