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Karen Schafer


Karen Schafer is a family therapist with over 30 years experience working in a number of settings including residential, day treatment, mental health, outreach addictions and private practice. As well, she has had many years of teaching experience at Vanier College and the McGill Family Clinic in Montreal, Victoria University, City University and Ryerson University. Karen’s contributions include working with families that have a family member that is struggling with substance misuse and addictions, writing  family theory and practice curriculum, public speaking that included a radio show on social and relationship issues, consultation, family therapy training and supervision. She attended Concordia University and has a BA, BSW and MSW from McGill University. You can reach Karen by email at: karenschafer79@gmail.com


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Families for Addiction Recovery supports parents/caregivers of children struggling with addiction (regardless of age)