Tia (she, her, hers) earned her master’s degree in 2006 from Bellevue University in Human Service Counseling. Tia is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Somatic Therapy. Tia is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is currently working toward becoming an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist.
Tia works with adolescents and adults who are dealing with the effects of substance abuse, grief/loss, anxiety, depression, and/or trauma. She also believes in the importance of positive sexual health that encompasses many different facets of a person’s physical and emotional well-being surrounding sex and sexuality. Tia believes in the importance of keeping a safe space that incorporates trust, humor, honesty, compassion, and respect.
Additionally, Tia volunteers as a member of the Metro Area Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) team, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Give An Hour, and Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). She is a member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA), and American Association of Suicidology (AAS).
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
LGBT , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Attachment Issues , Avoidant Personality , BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture , Co-morbidity , Codependency , Dependent Personality , Dissociation , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Emptiness , First Responder Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Narcissism , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Personality Disorders , Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships , Posttraumatic Stress , Prejudice and Discrimination , Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling) , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sex Addiction , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Sexual Dysfunction , Sexuality , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Somatization , Traumatic Brain Injury Read more...
Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
She is very helpful and very understanding.
I love counseling with Tia!
Tia is absolutely fantastic- couldn’t be happier since I started counseling.