Karen Caldwell Ph.D.

Karen Caldwell, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Human Development Psychological Counseling at Appalachian State University, a licensed professional counselor in Virginia, and a licensed marriage and family therapist in North Carolina. She completed a PhD in Family and Child Development from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, a M. Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a B. A. from Mars Hill College. Dr. Caldwell is an Approved AAMFT Supervisor.

There are 11 included publications by Karen Caldwell Ph.D.:

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Changes in Mindfulness, Well-being, and Sleep Quality in College Students Through Taijiquan Courses: A Cohort Control Study 2011 49 This study sought to determine whether participants in taijiquan classes would report increases in mindfulness greater than that of a comparison group, and whether changes in mindfulness were associated with improvements in mood, perceived stress, se...
Effect of Pilates and Taiji Quan Training on Self-Efficacy, Sleep Quality, Mood, and Physical Performance of College Students 2009 2464 Methods of exercise such as Pilates and taiji quan, which have been shown to have beneficial effects on physical and mental characteristics, have been studied more often in samples of older participants. The purpose of this investigation was to exam...
Effects of Tai Chi Chuan on anxiety and Sleep Quality in Young adults: Lessons From a Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study 2016 74 Objective: To determine feasibility and estimate the effect of a 10-week tai chi chuan (TCC) intervention on anxiety and sleep quality in young adults.Participants: Seventy-five adults (18–40 years) from a predominately undergraduate mid-sized univer...
Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities: Educators in Expressive Arts Therapy 2008 22 The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe students’ experiences during their participation in Express Yourself, an expressive arts service-learning program that partners university students from several different programs with adults with...
Integrative Health Coaching: An Organizational Case Study 2011 23 OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to describe integrative health (IH) coaching as developed in three different interventions offered through a major medical center, as a step toward further defining the field of health coaching.STUDY DESIGN:An orga...
Integrative Medicine Patients Have High Stress, Pain, And Psychological Symptoms 2016 180 Integrative medicine (IM) is a rapidly growing ?eld whose providers report clinical success in treating signi?cant stress, chronic pain, and depressive and anxiety symptoms. While IM therapies have demonstrated ef?cacy for numerous medical conditions...
Mindfulness Based Approaches to Obesity and Weight Loss Maintenance 2012 68 Counselors may encounter clients who wish to make such lifestyle changes as healthy eating and weight management. Mindfulness, defined here as the practice of nonjudgmentally attending to the present moment while monitoring reactivity, has been adapt...
Pilates, Mindfulness and Somatic Education 2013 20 The Pilates Method is a form of somatic education with the potential to cultivate mindfulness – a mental quality associated with overall well-being. However, controlled studies are needed to determine whether changes in mindfulness are specific to th...
The Process of Patient Empowerment in Integrative Health Coaching: How Does it Happen? 2013 29 Emerging healthcare delivery models suggest that patients benefit from being engaged in their care. Integrative health coaching (IHC) is designed to be a systematic, collaborative, and solution-focused process that facilitates the enhancement of life...
The Relationship Between Marriage and Family Therapists and Complementary and Alternative Medicine Approaches: A National Survey 2006 22 Respondents to a mail survey of a random sample (N = 424) of Clinical Members of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy provided information about their contexts of practice, use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and ...
Teaching Family Systems Theory: A Developmental-Constructivist Perspective 2010 203 Kegan’s (1994) “In Over Our Heads” phenomenon has much to offer those who engage in teaching family systems theory and therapy, particularly in relationship to the tensions involved in the potential mismatch between the developmental demands of the c...