Dr. Krahwinkel has been a Counselor Educator since 2014 and a professional counselor since 2006. As an educator, Dr. Krahwinkel actively follows best practices in the field and her area of foci when doing research includes counselors’ clinical and cultural competence. She also provides clinical supervision for master-level intern students and graduates working towards their licensure as professional counselors. She advocates at the state and national level, attends and presents at regional and national conferences, and volunteers in her local community.
Clinically, Dr. Krahwinkel has a wealth of experience working with clients of all ages on needs related to depression, anxiety, trauma, bereavement, adjustment, relationships, self-esteem, wellness management, substance use, and more. She also specializes in LGBTQ+ concerns and addiction. She has experience in outpatient counseling, residential facilities for children, foster care, court ordered addiction treatment, and nonprofit agencies. Her approach to counseling is rooted in Reality Therapy & Choice Theory with emphasis on Relational Cultural Theory, emphasizing that the counseling relationship is the agent of change to help clients meet their desired goals.