Karen Bartley was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. She completed her undergraduate work at Brigham Young University in Education, and her M.S. degree at the University of Tennessee in Reading and Education. She taught elementary school in Knoxville for ten years. She then returned to graduate school and completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1991. She has been in private practice in East Tennessee since then. Dr. Bartley works with children, adolescents and adults dealing with emotional, interpersonal and work (or school) related problems. She has a practice in Knoxville and Maryville, and can be reached at (865) 237-3799.