Karen Boortz - Psy.D., LP

Karen Boortz - Psy.D., LP

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My Areas of Practice

As a psychologist, I work with patients to achieve their personal goals.  It is my belief that therapy is a collaborative process and through a therapeutic relationship which is honest and trusting, patients can increase personal awareness and find healing, balance and acceptance in their life.  I have experience working with a variety of clinical concerns and have extensive experience working with individuals suffering with high emotional intensity.  I utilize evidenced based techniques which most often draw from dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and relational therapy. 

Areas of particular interest include- eating disorders, depression, anxiety, managing chronic illness, life transitions, relationship struggles, borderline personality and chemical dependency. 

General Information

Gender: Female

Practicing Since: 2011

Accepting New Patients: Yes


Practices at

Melrose Center St Louis Park
3525 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Behavioral Health Clinic Burnsville
Oak Ridge East Professional Building
675 Nicollet Blvd East
Suite 250
Burnsville, MN 55337

Education & Certifications

Doctorate of Clinical Psychology: Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University
Eagan, MN

Bachelor of Arts: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Child Psychology
Minneapolis, MN


I was born and raised in Wisconsin and have called the Twin Cities home for more than 15 years.  I often spend free time with family and friends.  I enjoy the daily adventures in life with my husband and three children, including fraternal twins, and a dog.  My hobbies include reading, exercise, finding new and unique restaurants and knitting.