Your counseling time with me is a safe space for you to grow and to heal and most importantly, to be you. Beautiful you. Just as you are.
My therapy style is warm and empathetic. I approach the therapy process from a place of compassion, unwavering patience, and a desire to understand your journey and how you got to where you are. Together we will tailor our sessions to meet your unique and specific needs. If you are hurting, I encourage you to trust the counseling process, give yourself some grace, and keep an open mind. Even the strongest of souls can use a bit of support from time to time. I am so happy you are here today!
I have over 8 years experience with the LGBTQ+ community, including gender-minority life experiences.
I have over a decade of experience working in case management with adults on the Autism spectrum and with Asperger's disorder. I am comfortable in conversations where my clients may need extra time to find their words.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
AL LICSW 4605C
TX LCSW 52987
ND LCSW 6234
She has been a great therapist for me, she listens to me and responds quickly to my messages.
Written on Apr 17, 2023 after therapy with Tamara for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem
Tamara was wonderful. Extremely helpful and transparent. I appreciate her honesty and understanding.
Written on Mar 17, 2023 after therapy with Tamara for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Honest, understanding, great to work with.
Written on Dec 26, 2022 after therapy with Tamara for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and adhd
Tamara is a great therapist. Makes me feel heard and validated. She's open to handling so many different types of issues and she's been really helpful in my mental health journey.
Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Tamara for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Tamara is amazing. She has helped me navigate one of hard times of my life. She was able to very gently and slowly showed me that I was in an abusive relationship and how stand up to my abuser. She listens and is very insightful
Written on Dec 17, 2022 after therapy with Tamara for 2 months on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, and coping with life changes
Tamara is an extremely competent, kind, and insightful therapist. She is empathetic and easy to talk to. I feel I have grown as a person and am in a much better mental health space after working with her for over a year.
Written on Aug 18, 2022 after therapy with Tamara for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, sleeping disorders, and adhd