Mental Health Clinician with years of experience in clinical diagnosis, crisis assessment and intervention, case management , 

Experience as a Clinical Supervisor, and providing didactic training seminars 

Work History

Work History

Client Accounts Counselor

West Side Lodge
Client Accounts Counselor Worked with dually diagnosed clients in a residential setting in a milieu setting Liaison between program, payees and clients
2007 - Present

Psychiatric Social Worker

County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
North, County of San Mateo MFT/Psychiatric Social Worker Provide Individual Therapy, Clinical Case Management, Rehab Services & Group Therapy
2013 - Present

Owner, Psychotherapist

Adult Individual, Child & Couples Psychotherapy Services
LMFT Owner, Psychotherapist, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, EMDR Trained
2011 - 2013


assessment, triage, administrative needs, as Therapist on duty Group Supervision to MFT/MSW Student Interns/Trainees Latino Collaborative, Office of Diversity & Equity, BHRS Co-Chair Lead a multidisciplinary, multilevel group of providers and community members & consumers Community Outreach, Education and Engagement, via multiple collaborative efforts to eliminate health disparities in Latino community. Host community events that target reducing health disparities in the Latino community Advocate for integration and promotion of holistic practices, Bilingual integration and adaptation of Latino value based practices and treatment models.
2008 - 2009

MFT-Registered Intern - Private Practice

Karina Sapag, LMFT

Individual, Couples, Family, Child & Group Therapy

  • Nuestros Niños Co-parenting workshop
  • School Based Psychoeducation Workshops

Trained to work with Special Populations:

  • Court Mandated Sex Offender
  • Domestic Violence Offender Mandated Treatment Provider
  • CALVCP - Victims of Crime Provider
2006 - 2007

MFT Trainee

Parent and Adolescent Therapeutic Solutions(PACTS)     Mental Research Institute(MRI), Palo Alto, Ca 

Clinic Based Counseling Services

School Based Mental Health Services to  East Palo Alto Schools

Didactic & Two Way Mirror Trained within Brief Therapy Model

2006 - 2007

Mft Trainee

North County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services

 Provide Individual & Group Therapy-Clinic Based services

  • Social Rehabilitation Groups
2004 - 2005

Family Advocate, Drop In Center

La Casa De Las Madres, San Francisco, Ca.
La Casa de Las Madres Family Advocate/ Facilitate Women's Domestic Violence Support Group in English & Spanish Compile & calculate monthly statistics for Drop-In Center; Shelter Intake & Crisis Line Coverage
2002 - 2004

Data Entry Specialist

Baker Places, Inc, San Francisco, Ca.
Data Entry Specialist Medi-cal Billing and Verification into the SF DPH CMHS database Generate and Interpret weekly, monthly and yearly reports based on client demographics & Stats Trained other employees regarding mental health/substance abuse billing protocol & procedures




Notre Dame de Namur University

Notre Dame de Namur University

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Karina Sapag, LMFT

Private Practice Business Owner


Gilda Major, MD

Adult Psychiatrist

(650) 301 - 8650