Harmony Foundation Names New Director of Clinical Services

Harmony Foundation names Karen Cramer as its new Director of Clinical Services. Karen Cramer is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in Texas and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas and Colorado. Karen received her Bachelor’s in Psychology and her Master’s in Counseling at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. In her new role, she will oversee counseling, family programming, and case management and will serve as part of the executive leadership team. Her vast experience throughout her career brings a unique balance of clinical success and organizational operations.

“Karen has been a critical part of the core leadership team that has made Harmony Foundation what it is today,” stated president and CEO Jim Geckler. “This change in role will help continue that path by providing her greater focus on clinical development.”

Previous to running multiple departments at Harmony, Karen helped open a women’s Dallas-based Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). She has also worked in private practice and at the SMU Family Counseling Center. This experience will contribute to upcoming changes to Harmony, including its IOP, which currently serves clients across the state. Karen is in long-term recovery herself, which adds to her passion for helping others that suffer from the disease of addiction.

“Harmony’s unwavering commitment to its mission is recognized nationwide, and continual innovation has and will be key to providing excellent treatment,” added Karen Cramer.

Karen is an active member of the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (NAADAC), the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), and is a member of The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC) with a passion for collaborating on outcomes and best practices. She also serves on the board of directors for Medicine Meadow Heard: Rescued Horses, Healing Humans.