Investor Connect: Karen Vandiver of New Healthworks

Investor Connect: Karen Vandiver of New Healthworks

July 21, 2021 by investor

In this episode, Hall welcomes Karen Vandiver, Owner of New Healthworks and Founder of Mindful Meditation Training Institute.

New Healthworks services include corporate and executive coaching, professional telehealth services, and mindful meditation training. Karen provides in-office therapy in Harker Heights and in Austin, Texas.

Karen is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Texas-approved supervisor with extensive experience. Karen served as an Academic Advisor for Graduate Assistantship for undergraduate students while earning her Master’s Degree at Baylor University, Adjunct Professor of Psychology at The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. She served as a regular guest lecturer at the University of Texas Doctoral Theories class. She has trained in Systemic, Strategic, and Bowen Family Systems. 

Training in EMDR added to her already successful outcomes with trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, and panic attacks. As a certified hypnotherapist with the National Guild, she has had success with behavioral issues along with peak performance. Her ability to utilize a unique and creative approach is individualized for each person and has led to real results.

Karen has created inpatient and outpatient treatment programs for psychiatric hospitals and outpatient treatment centers. She has provided numerous presentations at multiple military bases on PTSD and combat stress. She also provided annual guest lectures on Jungian Psychology at the University of Texas in Austin’s Doctoral Counseling Theories Class and annual lectures to the LMFT Supervisor Training Class at Texas A&M Central Texas.

She has written articles for Military One Source, Austin M.D. Magazine, Enjoy Whole Health as a psychology columnist, and the Santa Fe Sound Board Music Magazine.

Full Bio: 

Karen advises investors, discusses some of the challenges in the space, and how New Healthworks fits in this landscape.

Karen can be contacted via email at, via her website at, and via LinkedIn at

For a full transcript, click here.

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