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Karina Akouka, LCSW, PMH-C

Why The Hive for Therapy and Maternal Mental Health

The Hive represents a space where women are heard, seen and supported. Where they can embrace themselves on their path to finding fulfillment in their lives. In nature, you find a hive of bees working together to support the common goal of the Queen bee.  We take a similar stance with the therapeutic services we provide, we want to support you in reaching your goal for wellness and peace. We are are here to walk the path with you collaboratively. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, postpartum depression, or something else that is causing you distress, you are not alone.

Together, we can help you find relief from your emotional concerns and allow you to step into the life you want to live with intention and joy.


You deserve to feel seen and supported. 



Now providing tele health services in California and North Carolina


Individual Therapy


Pregnancy and




Therapy for Therapists and other healers
Therapy Sessions
My Approach

I work with individuals and groups from an integrative approach, which means that I take into consideration the many aspects that make up your life such as work, community, family, school, spirituality, physical and social influences that make up the fabric of your life.

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About me

Welcome! Often the first steps towards healing requires a giant leap of faith and investment into your own radical self-care. Seeking therapy can feel unfamiliar and frightening however, I am here to walk you through the process.

​I am a bilingual and bicultural licensed clinical social worker, with over 15 years of experience working with individuals, children and families.

Every breath and every step can be nourishing and healing

Thich Nhat Hanh




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