Tara Peterson, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California

Tara Peterson, MS

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Solace Center is a comprehensive emotional health and wellness center aimed at supporting adults, children and families in living happy and healthy lives. Solace Center provides a wide range of services to empower you and your family. Like our namesake, Solace, which means to help and comfort, we strive to offer a warm and supportive environment to encourage you or your family to achieve your life goals.

Tara Peterson is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Endorsed Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist who has been working with children and families in Fresno County for the past 10 years. Tara utilizes an attachment-based approach with young children and their families to promote parental understanding to support children’s mental health needs and rebuild connections and attachment to facilitate repair and healing within the parent-child relationship. Tara offers individual therapy and supportive services to adolescents and adults to promote change and healing within in a safe therapeutic environment. Tara utilizes a trauma-informed, culturally sensitive approach to allow others to have a safe, supportive environment in therapy.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Grief & Loss
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

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

Community Specialties

  • Asian
  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$140.00 - $175.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Licenses & Certifications

License #
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
California State University Fresno
Marriage and Family Therapy