Tara Elliot, MA, LPC, CSAT, CCTP II, RYT (she/her), is a Licensed Professional Counselor who takes a holistic approach to therapy by integrating the mind, body, and, when desired, spirit into the healing process through breathwork, meditation, and mindfulness. In addition to being a Licensed Professional Counselor, Tara is a 200hr-Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance and is in the process of receiving her 500 RYT with additional training in Yin Yoga as well as Ayurvedic Nutrition Certification. She is a Heart Rhythm Meditation teacher & mentor with the Institute of Applied Meditation. Tara is also a Certified Art Therapist and is working toward certification in Hypnotherapy. When Tara embarked on her personal healing journey, she realized the need for a space of empowered, deep healing and transformation.
She is pursuing her Ph.D. in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Tara specializes in creating a safe, supportive environment to explore many of life's difficulties including complex trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, relationship/attachment issues, self-esteem, chronic illness, loss and grief, mood disorders, and spiritual issues. Tara is an LGBTQIA+ affirming therapist.
Clients feel safe and supported by Tara while moving through their healing process. Tara uses an integral approach using different approaches and techniques tailored to everyone’s needs, supporting the whole person with a mind-body-spirit approach. Working together, they strive to increase self-awareness and facilitate the process of psychological and emotional healing. She believes human beings are remarkable and resilient.
Tara looks at an individual and sees a whole person in front of her, not symptoms or a diagnosis. She does this with compassion, understanding, empathy, and unconditional positive regard for individuals and their stories. We work together to facilitate deep healing and gain greater self-awareness