Kari Coburn, Ph.D.
Kari Coburn, Ph.D. is a fully licensed clinical psychologist. She received her Master's Degree and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. Her training was based on a psychoanalytic orientation but her approach to therapy is eclectic, incorporating cognitive and behavioral components to treatment. Over the past 16 years, Dr. Coburn has worked with individuals in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, with children, adolescents, and families in the foster care and child welfare system, with college students at Oakland University, and adults in private practice. She has also worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy.
Dr. Coburn embraces a positive approach to therapy and believes in a collaborative working relationship with her clients. Treatment is individualized to meet each person's specific needs and goals. She strives to help clients achieve greater understanding of the issues that brought them to therapy, to develop and strengthen coping skills and to help clients move forward with their lives.
Currently, Dr. Coburn practices individual psychotherapy with adults, primarily ages 18 and up. Issues may include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, women's health and well-being, coping skills, relationship issues, family conflict, loss and grief, self-esteem, parenting issues, adjustment, and life transitions.