With 20 years experience as a professional counselor I have worked with adults and children in a variety of settings, as well as, on a variety of challenges. . Among these areas are adults and children with experiences of abuse/trauma, mood disorders, and self-esteem. I have worked in community mental health and in the school system as a school counselor. I am credentialed as a professional counselor supervisor also.
My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively
address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary client centered methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
- Anger management
- Self esteem
LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Impulsivity , Mood Disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Post-traumatic Stress , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LPC #LPC004087 (Expires: 2022-09-30)
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Taryn is very kind and personable. I feel safe and confident talking with her and sharing my problems. She gives me her unbiased perspective to help evaluate situations with a wider lens. She is a good listener and most times I come up with my own realizations just by voicing my concerns to someone else. I notice my patterns when similar issues come up again and again in different circumstances. Looking over my diary entries also helps me identify patterns that are sabotaging my growth. Sometimes I share my entries with her just to have a second set of eyes on my unfiltered thoughts.
Taryn is my girl! I adore the way she responds to me and allows a balance allowing me to speak thoroughly my emotions with a non judgmental ear. She gives the best advice in so many different perspectives. It feels like talking to a fav co-worker who I would go to lunch with and have a quick margarita. I appreciate all that she's done so far with my mental clarity and bringing back the courageous me