Kari Kahl, MS, CMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

I completed my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. I was hired right after graduation at my intern site, Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services, Inc, as an outpatient therapist. Sometime later I was offered a position as the Preston County Drug Court and Community Corrections Therapist where I provided mental health therapy as well as substance abuse therapy. I then provided clinical and administrative supervision to my staff at the Morgantown office of Wellspring Family Services as the Site Director and carried a caseload of clients providing therapy. I am currently working here at PSIMED as a Therapist. I look forward to helping many clients here as well as learning and growing as an individual.

I have many interests in the mental health field and thrive on educational opportunities. I enjoy researching evidence-based literature and case studies to meet the needs of our ever-changing society.

I have a wide scope of experience providing individual, family and group therapy, in a variety of settings including outpatient, in home, non-profits, and structured outpatient programs within the Supreme Court. I have a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals, family, and groups across the life span in the following areas:

  • Depression and Bipolar Disorder

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Behavioral and Discipline Challenges

  • Self-Harm Behavioral

  • Complicated Grief Reactions

  • Chronic Pain and Chronic Illness

  • Anger and Stress Management

  • Trauma and Abuse

  • Family and Relationship Issues

  • Suicide Assessment and Risk Reduction

  • Group Psychotherapy

  • Chronic Mental Illness

  • Couple’s Conflict

  • Self-Image and Self-Esteem Issues

  • Addictive Behaviors and Substance Use Issues

  • Criminal thinking and Behaviors

I provide counseling in the following areas: Psychoeducation, Trauma Interventions, Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Substance Abuse Therapy, Reality Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, etc.

I strive to be the best me that I can be!! – Kari Kahl

Office: 304-212-5526

Kari Kahl, MS, CMHC, NCC