Tammy (she/her) earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Oakland University and completed her Master of Arts in Counseling at Oakland University. Since 1999, she has been working with teens, families, couples and adults as they navigate the challenges of relationships. She has completed extensive trainings focused on healing from trauma, managing anxiety and depression and approaches for couples and family therapy. Tammy is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, a Nationally Certified Counselor (57074) and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS02487) through the National Board for Certified Counselors. She is a Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor (6401007402) and a registered telehealth provider for residents of Florida (TPMC1040).
Tammy uses emotionally focused, positive psychology, strengths-based, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and trauma informed cognitive-behavioral approaches in her work with clients to help them manage grief, heal from trauma, build healthy relationships and create the lives they want. Tammy is an ally to the LGBTQ+ community. She consistently seeks training and opportunities to grow as a clinician, specifically in the areas of racial trauma and work with marginalized communities.
Tammy embraces the opportunity to supervise new clinicians during their preliminary licensing period and also enjoys serving as a consultant to programs that work with at-risk youth and their families.
In her free time, Tammy enjoys spending time with her two children and getting into the outdoors as much as possible. Music is a staple in her life and she takes in as many concerts as possible. You may hear the family dog, Ru, snoring in the background during sessions as he has embraced the role of co-worker.