Karen Franklin is a highly respected professional in the Intervention field. Karen provides facilitation of therapeutic Intervention, treatment planning, and is a clinical liaison to both residential and outpatient treatment providers as well as private addiction therapeutic professionals in the United States. She has guided and facilitated clients through the Intervention process and first year of recovery from Chemical Dependency and Co-occurring Disorders.
Karen is also the co-author of the acclaimed book Addicted Like Me, A Mother-Daughter Story of Substance Abuse and Recovery as featured on ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer. In Addicted Like Me, Karen and her daughter share their personal story of the tragic effects of multi-generational addiction and trauma, and provide inspiration and insight into the hope and healing that is possible when the cycle of addiction is broken through Intervention help and family recovery. Karen excels in working with Codependency & Family Systems affected by Addiction. Her own personal experience with the family disease of addiction combined with her professional training and credentialing in the field, gives her a unique perspective in educating and guiding families through one of the most difficult challenges a family can experience.