Member of the Board
Karen Herrick, Ph.D.

Dr. Karen Herrick is a Magna Cum Laude B.A. graduate of NJ City University, graduating with a specialization in Art Therapy. On the master's level, she graduated from Rutgers University School of Social Work with a minor in Alcohol Studies giving her a specialization in addictions. She was a founding member of the NJ Coalition for Children of Alcoholics, a volunteer group that sponsored educational conferences through the 1980s.

She has worked with thousands of individuals and families, which has aided these clients in their growth, development and maturation. This is a spiritual experience of an "ordinary kind." By blending those efforts with the use of Jungian Psychology, during the 2000s, she explored spiritual and near-death experiences by obtaining a Ph.D. in Philosophy with a concentration in Psychology and a specialization in Spiritual Psychology. She has been very interested in the statistic that two-thirds of widow's experience having their husbands appear to them after their death.

In October of 2006, her book You're Not Finished Yet was published by Cloonfad Press. This book ends with two chapters discussing developing spiritual language by naming different spiritual experiences, understanding them and our purpose in life and in death. She continues to share her clinical experience in her office in Red Bank, NJ and by lecturing throughout the US. For more information please visit http://www.karenherrick.com. She authors a column on Spiritual Psychology for NJHolisticMagazine.com. She is also an active member of the Academy of Spirituality and Paranormal Studies, Inc. (ASPSI).

Herrick is the mother of three daughters, grandmother of nine. She plays tennis twice a week and enjoys kayaking and Wii bowling. She gardens at both her home and her office from April through October and tends a small greenhouse in the winter months Her interests also include genealogy and English history.

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