Nicole Karst

Psychologist, PsyD, LVN

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Nicole Karst

Psychologist, PsyD, LVN

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The Clinic
7777 Fay Avenue
Suite 205
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 683-6419 x1031

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About

Dr. Nicole Karst is a clinical forensic psychologist, nurse, and veteran. She has extensive health and mental health treatment experience at all levels of care ranging from hospitalization to outpatient psychotherapy. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, mood instability, obsessive thoughts, relationship problems, stress management, and mind-body wellness.
Dr. Karst's treatment approach is grounded in psychodynamic psychotherapy with assimilated cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT, ACT, and DBT), logotherapy, existentialism, and ecopsychology. She also incorporates mindfulness meditation, guided imagery, dream work, and encourages time in nature to enhance the treatment experience.
Dr. Karst received her doctorate at Alliant International University in San Diego and her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at American Intercontinental University. Dr. Karst enjoys seeing adults across the lifespan in La Jolla, CA, and via video-medicine across the state of California.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $200 - $260
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa, Wire

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • License: California / PSY32340
  • School: Alliant International University, California School of Forensic Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 2018

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Alliant International University / Doctorate
  • Certificate Date: 2018
  • Certificate: California Board of Vocational Nursing / VN224444
  • Certificate Date: 2006

Location

The Clinic
7777 Fay Avenue
Suite 205
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 683-6419 x1031

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Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Men's Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • LGBTQ+

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
Communities
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Feminist
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 16 Aug 2022
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Nicole Karst

Psychologist, PsyD, LVN