Tara Dorman, Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed) in Arizona

Tara Dorman, MS, LAC

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I am a Licensed Associate Counselor who is dedicated to helping those in their time of need. I also incorporate Christianity in my approach because I am a firm believer God must be part of the healing process. I welcome any questions and look forward to hearing from you.

I have always wanted to be a Christian counselor and feel so blessed that I am finally in this position. I graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Christian Counseling. I am a Certified First Responder Associate, Grief Educator Certified by David Kessler, EMDR Trained, and always looking to continue my education so I can serve my clients the best way possible. I am a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, American Counseling Association, Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, and the EMDR International Association. I am currently working under the supervision of Claudia (Chloe) Cooper, PLLC, a proud affiliate of Christian Counseling Services. I offer in-person sessions in North Scottsdale and the Arrowhead area, as well as Telehealth, if you prefer.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Gaming
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hoarding
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Violence
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy & Sandtray
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Faith Based Specialties

  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$115.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Cash, Credit Card

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
0
License(s)
License #
state
Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed)
Arizona
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
American Counseling Association
American Association of Christian Counselors
Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religous Values in Counseling
EMDR International Association
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Grand Canyon University
MS in Christian Counseling
2021