Karina Mitchell (she/her) was born and raised in New Mexico. With a vibrant personality and being a survivor of domestic violence, Karina has passion to stand beside others. Karina believes in sharing existing knowledge while indulging in new growth and information from people surrounding her. As the Program Director at DOVE, Karina’s goals are to build and sustain collaborations with community agencies, and to learn, engage, and advocate for all DDBDDHH individuals.
Karina accomplished her Bachelors and Masters in Social Work at Gallaudet University. With 8+ years of experience in the mental health and social services field, more recently, as a mental health therapist and advocate, Karina continues to find herself advocating for her community. This includes working with a variety of age groups, and children and families. She also has dedicated experience within recruitment, outreach, and marketing.
Outside of work, you will find Karina at the gym hitting the weights. She also loves exploring new coffee shops, getting tattooed, and listening to R&B music. Karina surely loves spending quality time with her two dogs and her partner, going hiking, camping, and exploring the world.