Karen Ryla

Karen Ryla
EAP Counselor
Credentials: MS, NCC, LCPC

Karen Ryla is an EAP Counselor within the Bangor office of Workforce Performance Solutions / Affiliated EAP.  Karen is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and is excited to have made the move to Maine in 2016.  Prior to working with WPS / Affiliated EAP, Karen worked as an EAP professional within both non-profit and hospital settings. A highlight of Karen’s responsibilities is working on-site with client organizations conducting specific trainings, orientations, and critical incident responses (CIRs).  When not on-site, she sees clients in her office and works closely with workplace leaders throughout Maine providing consultation and case management for employees at all levels of their organizations.
 
Karen’s professional background also includes life coaching, human resources recruitment, providing support and advocacy for survivors of violent crimes, and varied leadership roles within non-profit organizations.