Tatiana is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in San Diego, California. With over ten years of experience in the mental health field, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of practice are: first responders, law enforcement, veterans and active duty service members and their families, trauma, grief and loss, relational issues including high-conflict couples, American Indian and Alaska Native populations, forensic populations, severe mental illness, and life transitions. In addition to private practice, Tatiana provides clinical supervision to students from several universities, including San Diego State University and University of San Diego. Tatiana also acts as a Subject Matter Expert for the Board of Behavioral Sciences to help construct the future California state licensing exams for Marriage and Family Therapists.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Tatiana has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Adverse Childhood Experiences, childhood depression, Historical Trauma, stress and resiliency, and suicide. She has assisted with San Diego State's Behavioral Health Education and Training Academy (BHETA) in creating a curriculum to teach behavioral health providers how to best work with Native Americans. She is also a trainer for the Cultural Responsiveness Academy (CRA) teaching child welfare agencies best practices for working with American Indian and Alaska Natives involved in the child welfare system.
Tatiana is an interactive, strengths-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Emotionally focused therapy, attachment, neuropsyc, family systems, CBT, humanistic, behavior modification, traditional modalities
Indigenous people/American Indian/Alaska Native, first responders, law enforcement, relational issues, life transitions, mental health professionals, couples, families, children