The Kenner Center
Meet the Team
Dawn Kenner, LCPC, LMHC
Dawn Kenner is a licensed clinical psychotherapist with training, experience, and expertise providing diagnosis and treatment interventions to patients with a variety of psychological difficulties. In addition to treating general concerns, including relationship issues, life transitions, depression, and anxiety, she specializes in treating the entire spectrum of eating disorders.
Dawn Kenner has worked in a variety of clinical settings including The Renfrew Center and Cornell University and has been an honorary international speaker on the topic of eating disorders. She is an advocate for education, support, and improved access to care for eating disorders. Therapeutic modalities include insight oriented and cognitive behavior therapy. Clinical interests include group therapy and supervision. Dawn Kenner provides bilingual services for English and Spanish speakers. Dawn is licensed in Illinois, Washington, and Tennessee. HIPAA compliant teletherapy is offered to provide access to treatment as needed.
Manya Bahraini, JD, CDR, MCC
Manya Bahraini enjoys treating a diverse group of clients coping with a broad spectrum of issues. Her scope of practice has been focused on individual as well as family and couples counseling. She has extensive experience counseling adults and couples as she began her career practicing in dispute resolution as a mediator and a family law attorney. Her practice in the family system afforded her a unique opportunity to learn individual, couple and family needs and to experience a wide range of issues from different perspectives including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, domestic violence, custody dynamics and child abuse. Her specialties include depression, anxiety, trauma-based disorders, couples therapy, premarital counseling, parenting techniques, child adjustment to parental separation, attachment therapy, collaborative dissolution processes, divorce conflict and eating disorders.
E. Hollis Wall, MA, LMHCA
Hollis aims to create a safe space to work collaboratively with clients, encouraging acceptance, compassion, and commitment to change. She helps clients to explore mind, body, and spirit together to solve problems, gain insight, and increase wellness and joy. Hollis has experience in assisting adults, children, and families to address issues such as eating disorders, trauma, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. She has a special interest and extensive experience treating ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder) as well as taking a HAES (health at every size) approach. She also specializes in Family Based Treatment, and enjoys using the Gottman Approach with couples.
Jo Ann Cagasan, MA, CRC
Born and raised in Hawaii, Jo Ann Cagasan merged her passion for higher education and counseling, earning a Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of San Diego. She is dedicated to providing culturally sensitive services and assisting clients overcome a variety of challenges. She has focused on issues related to diversity and inclusion and has worked with schools, colleges, and universities for over 20 years. She enjoys helping non-traditional college students who need support while managing life and school. In addition to providing career counseling and job preparation services, Ms. Cagasan has advocated for individuals with disabilities in a variety of settings. She believes in compassion, respect for others, and appreciation of individual differences. Her interests include working with college students as well as individuals across the lifespan, helping to address life transitions, career challenges, stress management, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, disabilities, and relationship issues.
Karen Kessler, MA, CA, NCC
Karen Kessler is a board-certified mental health counselor and credentialed victim advocate. She holds masters degrees in mental health counseling and forensic psychology and has experience working in crisis intervention and private practice. As a clinician, Karen is dedicated to providing a warm and non-judgmental therapeutic space for her clients to discover themselves, navigate challenges, and create meaning from their experiences. Her areas of specialty and interest include trauma, interpersonal violence, identity development, eating disorders, and insight-oriented therapy. Leading with compassion, honesty and gentle challenging, Karen looks forward to building trusting therapeutic relationships with her clients and joining them in working toward their unique personal goals.
The Kenner Center | 1455 NW Leary Way Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98107 | 206-607-9127