Karen Navarrete

Licensed Clinical Social Worker 91262

about your therapist...

​​​Patricia Tomlinson Gordan

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85484

KN Therapy 

Tricia is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in various clinical settings for more than a decade. Because of her personal experience with a physical difference, Tricia has a uniquely empathetic way of relating to clients and helping them overcome adversity. Her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, trauma, life stressors, and parenting challenges. Tricia particularly enjoys sharing her knowledge about respectful parenting and supporting new parents in the many adjustments that come with welcoming new family members. Tricia's combination of professionalism and warm compassion quickly make clients of all ages feel at ease. 


Pepperdine University: Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy

American Jewish University: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Contact: (818) 570-1731 Cell
Email: tricia@kntherapy.com

Karen has been in the mental health field for over 10 years. She has been a provider and a manager for the county's public services. Karen implements psychodynamic psychotherapy as well as other evidence-based practices. She specializes in trauma and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Her wish is to help others find ways to cope and heal through life's adversities in a way that is validating and true to themselves. Karen has extensive experience and training working with the military population, military surviving families, the LGBTQIA population, domestic violence, and trauma victims. Karen has worked with co-occurring disorders, HIV/AIDS, terminal illnesses, and court-mandated cases. Throughout her career she has treated anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, bipolar, addiction, postpartum, grief, and suicide loss. Karen serves as a contracted Clinical Supervisor for a non-profit organization training new therapist in the field of clinical services. Karen is bilingual (Spanish).


Doctoral Candidate
University of Southern California, Master of Social Work
Mount St Mary's University, BA, AA

Contact: (818)570-1791 Cell

Email: karen@kntherapy.com