Nicole Karst, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist located in La Jolla, CA

Nicole Karst, PsyD

About Dr. Karst

Dr. Nicole Karst is a clinical forensic psychologist, nurse, and veteran. She has extensive experience at all levels of care ranging from hospitalization to outpatient psychotherapy. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, mood instability, obsessive thoughts, relationship problems, stress management, and mind-body wellness. Dr. Karst’s treatment approach is grounded in psychodynamic psychotherapy with assimilated cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT, ACT, and DBT), logotherapy, existentialism, and ecopsychology. She also incorporates mindfulness meditation, guided imagery, dream work, and encourages time in nature to enhance the treatment experience.

Dr. Karst enjoys seeing adults across the lifespan in La Jolla, CA, and via video-medicine across the state of California.

Dr. Karst received her doctorate at Alliant International University in San Diego and her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at American Intercontinental University.

On June 11th, our current electronic health system will transition to a new and advanced system to better serve you: Athena. Prior to the transition date, you will be sent a registration link to create a new patient account in Athena. If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your therapist, or call our office to speak to a staff member.