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Karla R. Ver Meer • MS • LPC

After years as a layperson caring for the deep needs of individuals, Karla Ver Meer made the transition from a home-schooling, piano-teaching mom and farmer’s wife to a mental health professional. She earned her Master of Science (MS) degree from Capella University in clinical psychology and has been licensed by the State of Colorado as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Karla completed an internship and was later employed at Penrose-St. Francis Behavioral Health’s inpatient psychiatric hospital, as well as with the Colorado Sex Offender Treatment Program. She presently manages Sessions, her private practice where she specializes in trauma, depression, anxiety, anger issues, and personality disorders. You can access Karla’s website for her private practice and her blog, Sessions with The Farmer’s Wife, at www.sessionsinternational.com.

Karla founded and directed the Soul Safety community, a successful network of support and recovery groups that functioned within a local church setting.
Known as a visionary with zeal and integrity, she lives her life with strength, optimism, and compassion. She has had a deep and intimate relationship with Jesus since she was a very young child.

Karla and her husband, Jim, have 4 adult children. They reside in Black Forest, CO, where Karla still loves to be barefoot in jeans, a sweatshirt, and black dirt.

Colorado License: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) #5512