Tara Hodgens specializes in individual, couples and family psychotherapy, she maintains a private practice in Vista, CA. She currently provides clinical supervision and is an Associate Faculty member for the University of Phoenix.
With over a decade of experience as a clinician, and a graduate of San Diego State University specializing in Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are parenting teens, depression/anxiety, women's issues, relationships, life transitions, and family of origin issues.
Tara is an experential, family therapist. Her treatment approach incorporates a blend of conventional and alternative approaches, such as Family Systems, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt and Psycho-dynamic modalities.
University of California, San Diego (UCSD): Ethnic Studies, B.A., 2000
San Diego State University: Community-Based Block Program (CBB), Education and MultiCultural Counseling, 2001
San Diego State University (SDSU): Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, M.S., 2003
Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, and Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Military Personnel and their Families, Presented by the Center for Deployment Psychology, 2008.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Trained, 2010.
License: MFC 43981
Professional Activities and Memberships:
Associate Faculty, University of Phoenix
Clinical Supervisor for YMCA Oz, North Coast Shelter Services
Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapist (AAMFT)