- Ed.M. Harvard University; Ph.D., Tufts University
Interests include socio-cultural contexts and relational frameworks that center on issues of equity & wellness, leadership & partnership, and capacity building across sectors.
Karen T. Craddock, Ph.D., is an applied psychologist, certified EQ Practitioner and personal/executive coach. She has special interest in socio-cultural contexts and relational frameworks that center on issues of equity & wellness, leadership & partnership, and capacity building across sectors. Extensive national and local experience in action research, program development and facilitation, her practice is grounded in psycho-emotional functioning, relational-cultural theory and multi-discipline connection. These include explorations of race/gender, resilience, creative expression and the neuroscience of inclusion.
Craddock is a visiting scholar at the Wellesley College Centers for Women and currently collaborates on projects to advance equitable social-emotional learning and wellness in multiple settings. She is co-founder of The Wellness Collaborative, Inc. focusing on interdisciplinary initiatives and learning platforms that address disparities, uplift strengths, and anchor traditional cultural modalities for healing, especially those integrating mental health and wellness.
Karen is a tribal member and committee chair of the Safe Harbor for the People of the First Light, Aquinnah Wampanoag. Included among her civic and community engagement, are her roles as board member for the Social Emotional Learning Alliance for Massachusetts (SEL4MA), as well National Advisor for Social Emotional Learning Alliance for the United States (SEL4US), where she is advising and leading equity & inclusion efforts for both organizations.