UNITED STATES – 04-25-2020 (PRDistribution.com) — Karen Thomas, CEO & Founder of Naturally Recovering Autism was recently selected as Empowered Woman of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) Her exemplary role as a female business professional in a male dominated industry displays her influence, capability and proficiency.

Inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few women are chosen for this distinction based on their years of experience, professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities and contributions to their communities. With innovation and compassion, these women empower others to reach their goals, while creating change for future generations.

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami stated “Choosing Karen for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is genuinely compassionate, has tremendous foresight and shares her extensive knowledge about the body’s health and maintaining balance to professionals and parents on a global level. We are thrilled to be honoring her as an Empowered Woman of the Year and we are looking forward to celebrating her accomplishments at the Annual Awards Gala.”

As a Holistic Health Professional with over 3 decades of experience, Karen has certainly proven herself as an expert in Craniosacral Therapy. She has demonstrated success not only with holistic health but also as an educator, author, speaker, consultant and as a passionate mother who fought and found a way to help her child recover from the autistic spectrum diagnosis. With Karen’s holistic background and knowledge of the brain, she knew it would be up to her to help her child recover naturally from autism.  

 Her key responsibilities and expertise include but are not limited to alternative health care, craniosacral therapy, bodywork, autism spectrum disorders, healing the gut, study of the human brain, alternative natural drug-free research etc.  Karen has become one of the most trusted resources of parents of children on the autism spectrum and has implemented a way to share her findings with others. 

Before embarking on her professional career path, Karen received her Certificate in Massage Therapy from Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts and her Associate’s Degree in Biology from Glendale Community College. She is a Nationally Board Certified Instructor of Craniosacral Therapy. 

Throughout her career, Karen remains active in her community and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and her commitment to the profession. She has received awards and accolades and has been featured in magazines and other publications.  This year she is being considered for a feature article in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and to be broadcast on the famous Reuters Building in Times Square, NYC. In 2019 she was interviewed on the Donna Drake show and has her own live weekly radio show on BBM Radio. Karen will accept the honor of Empowered Woman of the Year and Top Specialist of the Year in Autism at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala being held at the magnificent Plaza Hotel in New York City at the end of 2020.  

Aside from her successful career Karen is also a sought-after speaker and published author.  Her book, Naturally Recovering Autism: The Complete Step-By-Step Resource Handbook for Parents, serves as a guide to parents looking for answers to help with their children who are on the spectrum.  She is an invited speaker for multiple years at the Autism One conferences. Karen’s parent mentoring program is currently helping families get results in over 40 countries worldwide and is growing.

Looking back, Karen attributes her success to her education, staying passionate in all her endeavors and mentors she has had along the way.  When she is not working, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Karen says she has been blessed and feels this is just the beginning.  For the future, she will continue to enhance people’s lives through her work and influence her audiences by educating them on Autism and the many aspects that can contribute to it. 

For more information on Karen please visit her websites:






View her Video Biography here: 



“What Doctors Don’t Tell You” magazine article on Reversing Autism with Karen Thomas, read here: https://www.wddty.com/magazine/2019/december/reversing-autism.html


Naturally Recovering Autism Radio Show:



About IAOTP 

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

 For More Information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com

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