I am licensed in Virginia with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Intellectual Disability, Military and Veterans Issues, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Somatization, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy
VA LCSW 0904012108
MS LCSW C-10044
I was returning to therapy after many years of depression and anxiety. Due to previous experiences I was skeptical about finding a good match and making any progress. After one session with Tamara I felt understood and hopeful. Tamara speaks to and treats me with respect. I can count on her gentle but firm guidance. She has a way of pulling thoughts and feelings out of me that lead to greater insights about myself. Often our sessions are followed by recommended exercises to do, read, view, or listen to--all of which lead to growth and greater self-understanding. What more could anyone ask? I am so appreciative of these few months working with Tamara Coleman and value what she has helped me learn.
Written on Nov 09, 2023 after therapy with Tamara for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd