Karen hands the reins over to guest host, former Chaddock employee and current TKC board member Michelle Robison who is interviewing Karen as an introduction to Karen’s next Attachment Theory in Action mini-series, Family Therapy and Attachment Theory.
Karen Doyle Buckwalter is one of The Knowledge Center’s most requested speakers. She is known for captivating audiences with her passion and energy. Some of her most popular workshops are Engaging Parents in Child Therapy, Clinical Application of the Adult Attachment Interview and Working with Adoption Issues in Therapy. Karen is also a Theraplay® Trainer and Supervisor as well as a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor. She provides consultation to both individual and organizations both nationally and internationally related to attachment and trauma issues in clinical work.
Karen hosts the Attachment Theory in Action podcast, which has had over 400,000, downloads. She has interviewed many well-known researchers and clinicians in the field of attachment including Daniel Siegel, Bob Marvin, Howard and Miriam Steele and Stan Tatkin. She also hosts the Attachment-Based Therapist Facebook group comprised of over 10,000 members from 100 countries. Karen is a published author having most recently co-authored Raising the Challenging Child. She’s written for specialty magazines such as Adoption Today as well as contributed to peer-reviewed journals. She’s been interviewed by numerous radio stations, newspapers and podcasts. Outside of work you will find her hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains.