Kara Hartzell entered Social Work as a second career and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work in 2012. She is currently in private practice and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor. Additionally, Kara is an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Social Worker through the National Association of Social Workers. Since becoming a Social Worker, she has worked as a geriatric case manager, a hospice Social Worker and provided in-home psychotherapy for older adults and individuals with disabilities and she now enjoys her time in private practice. Prior to her time as a Social Worker, she worked with college students and helped them successfully make the transition from high school to college.