Karen Truesdell

Dr. Karen C. Truesdell

Dr. Karen Truesdell is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico.  

She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Davidson College in North Carolina and her PhD in Clinical and Health Psychology from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

Dr. Karen completed her internship at the Salt Lake City VA and her fellowship in Palliative Care at the Audie Murphy VA in San Antonio, where she stayed to begin private practice.

Dr. Truesdell has been in private practice since 2005 with a focus on assessment (educational, forensic, and medical) and cognitive-behavioral interventions for depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and other medical conditions.

She works with children, adolescents, and adults and also provides Parenting Coordination/Parenting Facilitation services as well as mediation services, and is active in her community and past president for the Bexar County Psychological Association.  

Dr. Truesdell enjoys an active lifestyle including tennis, yoga, running, and swimming. She lives in the hill country with her three children, two cats, and one dog.  

She has written several books, including No More Pink! Finding a New Normal After Breast Cancer and Be the One Your Kids Talk To: The Ultimate Parenting Guide. She plans to release more in the future!

Words People Use to Describe Karen...

  • Willing to try new things!
  • Nurturer
  • Eudurance
  • Tenacious, expertise, persistent
  • Caring, persistence, learning
  • Determination, wiling to learn
  • Perseverance, strong, determined
  • Knowledge and expertise
  • Playfulness, creativity, intelligence

  • Willingness to share

  • Consistency, caring heart, willingness to try new things, open & giving

  • Tenacity, great mother, fortitude, open to learning

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