Karen Schelling MS, LPC, in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, 18301

Karen Schelling


Karen Schelling


Professions: Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Professional Counselor - PC000056
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Highmark
  • Magellan
  • Optum
  • Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Fees: For clients paying out of pocket (i.e. not using insurance) session costs range from $70 to $180 depending on the type and length of session requested.

I accept payment in the form of credit card, health savings account, and cash.

I am an in-network provider for all Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plans that cover outpatient mental health care.

I also have a CHIP provider ID which allows me to see children with CHIP insurance.
Evening Availability


The Hemlock Reprieve LLC
529 Seven Bridge Rd, Ste 207
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301

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My Approach to Helping

My focus is to provide a safe, empathetic atmosphere where you can process your feelings and use problem solving skills to overcome obstacles holding you back in life. In this safe atmosphere, we can explore challenges together to find the solution that best meets your needs. I am happy to share my professional insight with you. Feel free to reach out anytime to schedule an initial session.

More Info About My Practice

I believe that healing occurs when we become aware of our issues, increase our insight and learn to put alternative coping strategies into practice. I use traditional methodology as well as creative activities, such as guided meditation, relaxation techniques and humor. My approach is strength-based, using a person's natural skills, talents and abilities in the service of their own healing. It is a respectful, positive approach designed to support an individual's journey toward balance.

The Duration and Frequency of Therapy

This varies largely from person to person. It may depend on the nature of or the severity of emotional distress. Some prefer to come on a weekly basis and others prefer to schedule as needed. I use a collaborative approach to help individuals determine how often they wish to attend therapy. It may be helpful to know that even after people feel better and decide to end their sessions, it is fairly common to check back in for maintenance sessions. Ultimately, you have flexibility and the final say when it comes to your therapy.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anxiety
  • Breakup
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy

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