Candice T. Karber has been a social worker for over ten years and is from Washington, DC.
Candice was trained psychodynamically at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts where she pursued her Master’s in Social Work and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Her educational training and personal experience has afforded her the ability to work well with a wide range of clients and their challenges. Candice is attuned to working with underserved communities such as people of color and the LGBTQ2IA+ populations.
Candice was with the DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) for ten years and served as the Clinical Director before moving to Japan to work with the Navy. Candice specializes in working with clients that have histories of trauma, such as child sexual abuse, incest, sexual assault, and domestic violence/intimate partner violence. Candice has also provided trauma focused services via individual and group therapy in non-profit agencies and hospital settings serving minority populations such as women of color, transgender, gender queer, gender fluid, gender nonconforming folks, and sex workers.
Candice is an eclectic clinician who uses various therapeutic approaches with an affinity for Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) interventions, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), Somatic Experiencing (SE), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She believes in providing a confidential, warm, judgment free environment that also requires accountability, responsibility, and an open mind for change.
She has extensive experience working in various civilian and military settings providing support to current military members, veterans, and their families. Candice does not just work in an office setting, she has spent a great deal of time in the field providing in home therapy with children and families as well as via online platforms such as Skype. Candice also enjoys training and outreach opportunities. When she is not providing clinical support, she is delivering culturally sensitive curricula in a variety of settings like employment environments, group and nursing homes, hospitals, college campuses, and adolescent school environments.