To listen to interviews with me on that appeared on KSQD radio, please click on the links below.

State of Mind - Mental Health First Aid for Covid-19

State of Mind - Suicide and Grief: a Story of Hope

Speaking Engagements

I give talks to both the public and mental health professionals on grief, trauma and communication. I have spoken to community settings, professional organizations, and workplaces, both in person and online via video. A selected list of my talks is below in order to give you an idea of the topics I cover.

Grief Basics

Grief and Complicated Grief

How to Support a Grieving Person

How to Be a Grief Group Facilitator

Non-violent Communication Basics

Communicating with People in Emotional Need

Crisis Mental Health: Preventing PTSD

The Neurobiology and Physiology of Trauma


An article was published about my practice in The Therapist, which is the professional journal for Marriage and Family Therapists in California. To see the article, please click on the link and go to pages 32 & 33.

The Therapist: Member Spotlight

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Kara Bowman, LMFT, CT, CCTP, C-GC

CA MFT License Number 109883

ADEC Certified Thanatologist

AAGC Certified Grief Counselor

IATP Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

(831) 219-8522