Damaris KaranjaLicensed Professional Counselor, EMDR Therapist, and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Healing Streams Counseling, LLC
Damaris Karanja is the Founder of Healing Streams Counseling and Wellness Center, a premier provider of integrative Psychotherapy and Nutrition Counseling Services throughout St. Louis area. She holds dual licenses as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a Licensed Mental Health Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri. Damaris earned Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Missouri-St. Louis and a Masters Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Southeast Missouri State University.
Damaris provides intensive holistic one-on-one and group counseling sessions that helps individuals with a wide range of issues including weight management, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, self-injury, among other issues. A gifted speaker, Damaris provides workshops on a wide variety of topics such as, Building Strong Marriages, Parenting, Empowerment for Women and Girls, Nutrition and Mental health issues such as depression, stress management, living an overcoming life, among others.
Damaris hold several advanced trainings including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitizing Reprocessing) one of the most effective treatment for eating disorders, compulsive over-eating, trauma, negative emotions, and disturbing memories. She hold a certificate of training in weight management from the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has advanced training n Eating disorders treatment.
Damaris is a frequent speaker for many organizations and businesses and has been featured in media outlets such as St. Louis Local NBC affiliate KSDK and numerous newspaper outlets including St Louis Post-Dispatch and the St. Louis American.
In addition to owning a private practice, Damaris has worked for 18 years as a Faculty member at a local university conducting research and teaching. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Originally from Kenya, Damaris is passionate about connecting people and organizations across continents to share resources and skills though international service and volunteer programs.
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