Dr. Karen Cooper-Haber, LMFT, LMFT-S and LPC-S, has been a guidance counselor, family therapist, and supervisor working in the public schools of South Carolina for the past 30 years. She received her BA in Elementary Education at USC, her master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling at UF, and her PhD in Counselor Education at USC. Her earlier background includes work in the juvenile justice system; teaching in the elementary grades, including special needs children; and in college undergraduate and graduate programs. She has coordinated programs and grants for at-risk students at the district and state level. She has presented at state, national, and international conferences and is currently serving as president of the SCAMFT. She considers her work as a mentor and supervisor of young therapists her proudest accomplishment.