Karen Mehringer, M.A. (b. February 12, 1967), is an author, public speaker, psychotherapist, and founder of Creative Transformations – an organization whose stated purpose is "to help people awaken, live with purpose, and realize their dreams." She is the author of the self-help book Sail Into Your Dreams: 8 Steps to Living a More Purposeful Life.
Karen was born in Hawaii and raised in California, and holds a master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of San Diego. In 1998, she and her husband took a six-month ocean voyage to Fiji. Her experiences are presented in her book, Sail Into Your Dreams: 8 Steps to Living a More Purposeful Life, published by Llewellyn in 2007. Karen is a frequent radio and TV talk show guest, and her articles have been featured in magazines such as Spirit Seeker, Spa Magazine, and New Spirit Journal. A noted practitioner in the field of Transpersonal Psychology, Mehringer has been the featured speaker at a number of conferences, including the Women of Wisdom Conference in Seattle, Washington; the Women of Wisdom Conference in Big Bear, California; and the Celebration Conscious Living Fair in Denver, Colorado. In addition, Karen was the keynote speaker at the 2009 Spirit Seeker's Summer Holistic Expo in St. Louis, Missouri. Karen and her husband reside in Parker, Colorado.