Kari Smith

School-based Mental Health Therapist

Professional Philosophy

My mission as a therapist is to be a helping professional that provides a safe space to help facilitate hope, transformation, and healing.

Ages Served

High school

Specialty Areas

I have training in DBT, TF-CBT, CBT and strive to provide individualized, culturally competent care.


Mahtomedi Academy

Professional Experience

I have worked at Children’s Residential Treatment Center and The Bridge for Youth. My professional experience has been mainly working with teenagers and families.


I received my Bachelors of Psychology from the University of MN-Duluth and my Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary’s University of MN.

License and Credentials

I am currently licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist.