Annika Karlsen

Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, Associate Clinic Director


Annika Karlsen, PhD, CFLE (she/her) – Dr. Karlsen is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program, University Center Greenville (UCG). She has a BS in Psychology and a BA in Family Studies, an MA in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a PhD in Human Development and Family Science. She is an AAMFT Supervisor in Training, clinical member of AAMFT, and a member of SCAMFT.

As the Clinical Director of the MFT Program (UCG), Dr. Karlsen directs the clinical training of students at the University Center Greenville (UCG), takes responsibility for the maintenance and enhancement of the quality of the program, provides service to the program, and helps the Academic Director regarding program maintenance and improvement. She teaches courses including MFS 643 Cultural Competency and supervises students in various phases of practicum, MFS 648 A-E. Dr. Karlsen enjoys traveling, listening to audiobooks, trying new foods, and spending time with her partner and family.


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