Meet Karina

Karina Akouka, LCSW
Behavioral Therapist


Karina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and behavioral therapist at Brightline. She is passionate about working with children and adolescents, especially during life transitions.

Karina lives in Novato, California. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors, practice yoga, and design spaces.

While Karina has worked with people of all ages, she has a special interest in working with children and adolescents in clinical and school settings. Her approach is warm, empathic, integrative, culturally sensitive, and trauma-informed. 

Karina earned her Master of Social Work from San Francisco State University.

The Fun Stuff

Random thing about you? Spanish was my first language.

Superpower you’d like to have? Time travel!

Perfect Saturday? My perfect Saturday starts with sleeping in, followed by a picnic on the beach with friends and family.