Dr. Karen Jaggers, LPC,
Doctorate Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
Dr. Jaggers has dedicated the past 20 years of her life to helping families, couples and individuals. Dr. Jaggers interests include helping families, couples and individuals improve their relationships. Whether it is helping parents communicate with their teenager or helping parents communicate with one another. Dr. Jaggers has acquired multiple certifications in order to best help families communicate and build better relationships. She speaks at numerous conferences and seminars throughout the Houston area, and has been a featured speaker at national and world conferences.
Dr. Jaggers was voted Best Counselor in Katy/Fulshear in both 2019 and 2020!
Dr. Jaggers holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Services, a Masters in Mental Health Counseling, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD). She is a National Board Certified Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor. Dr. Jaggers is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association and the American Mental Health Counselors Association. Dr. Jaggers is an adjunct professor for the Masters and Doctorate Programs at Pepperdine University. She is a Certified Grief Specialist, Professional Family Mediator, Certified Parenting Coordinator, and Certified Professional Life Coach.
As a Certified Grief Specialist Dr. Jaggers has published a therapeutic children's grief workbook, My Heart Hurts, that provides an opportunity for children to process their grief experiences for family members, friends, or pets. She is also the author of a children's workbook, Lets Talk About Corona the Virus, that assists children in addressing their fears and concerns about the COVID19 pandemic.
As a parent of a child with autism, Dr. Jaggers brings both personal and professional experience to helping families with disabilities. Dr. Jaggers is the founder and past president of Katy Autism Support, a past member of the Katy ISD Special Education Advisory Committee, and a past Board of Director for Easter Seals of Houston and the Katy Chamber of Commerce. Karen is well known in the Houston area as a behavior and educational consultant, speaker and group leader specializing in family dynamics, behavioral challenges, and challenges related to families with disabilities.
Beginning the process of therapy can sometimes feel like navigating uncharted waters – not knowing what to expect or what an experience will be like can be uncomfortable or even scary. There are often many unanswered questions or concerns about therapy, and the Stokan Jaggers & Associates Team would like to have the opportunity to answer your questions and alleviate your concerns to hopefully turn your outlook about therapy to one of hope, excitement, and empowerment. Quite often, talking with a therapist an in individual setting, and/or with other people in a group setting, can be powerful sources of change in people’s lives and can help them reach their goals.
My Heart Hurts is a workbook for children and teens who have experienced the death of someone whom they love and who is important to them.As a grief specialist, Karen Jaggers works with so many heartbroken children who just want to understand what is happening to them. Her greatest hope in creating this workbook, is that this workbook will make a real difference in the lives of grieving families. It facilitates the many questions kids ask during private counseling sessions that they are afraid to talk about with other people.My Heart Hurts can help a grieving child begin to process the loss of anyone who was important to them, as well as guide adults as to how to begin a dialogue about loss and grief with a grieving child. Regardless of the type of loss: grandparent, parent, sibling, teacher, friend, or pet, no child should have to figure out how to handle the emotions of grieving all alone.Whether you are a parent, a pastor, a mental-health professional, or a teacher who is also grieving the loss, the best way to provide the unique help children need at such a difficult time isn't always clear. My Heart Hurts makes it easier. Written by grief specialist Karen Jaggers, MS, NCC, LPC, this workbook provides an effective way to help children and teens when they need it most. And for children who are hurting, getting some extra help can make all the difference.
My Heart Hurts: A Therapeutic Grief Workbook for Talking to Your Child About Love and Loss
LET'S TALK ABOUT CORONA the VIRUS: A Therapeutic Workbook for Talking With Your Child About a Pandemic
Dr. Jaggers has created an interactive workbook that will assist parents in facilitating reassuring conversations with their children about the pandemic. This book discusses the pandemic while also providing lots of positive suggestions on how to live our best lives during this time by creating special family memories