Tamara D Allen, LPC-S, NCC, CSAT, Licensed Professional Counselor in Bedford
Counseling is a service that I am honored to provide for individuals and their families in the Dallas Ft. Worth area. I have 20 years experience with providing a safe and confidential setting for person's new to counseling. I meet clients where they are at and try and work with their learning style at a pace that is comfortable for them. I believe that every person has worth and potential for growth. My job is to help my clients realize their options and make informed choices that promote positive growth. When people are at their best, this multiplies for them, their family and community.
My 20 years of experience includes clinical therapy working with Partner Betrayal, High Risk Behaviors, Intimacy Issues, Relationship Issues, Couples Issues, Substance Addiction, Sex & Pornography Addiction, Trauma, Dual Diagnosis, Medical issues, General Mental Health, Complex Cases, Family, Young Adults, Adolescents, Children, Home Studies, Divorce, Grief, Women's Issues, Groups, Research and Individual & Group LPC Supervision.
I can provide distance counseling thorough a HIPPA compliant app on the computer and require clients have a back up outpatient provider they can see face to face.
Call or Email Tamara D Allen for a free phone consultation now - (817) 783-4410

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: University of New Mexico
  • Year Graduated: 1995
  • License No. and State: 15194 Texas

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: National Counselor Certification
  • Certificate: IITAP / CSAT-C

Tamara D Allen's Groups

Facing Heartbreak - Partner Addiction Recovery

The advantages of group counseling for spouses and partners of persons with sex and porn addiction include: * Discovering there are others struggling with betrayal through sexual compulsivity - you are not alone. * Engaging with a close community of women that accepts and supports other women as they struggle through difficult issues together in a confidential setting. * Accountability from others that know and understand the struggle. * Education on the latest research in the area of sex and porn addiction. * Reduced cost versus individual counseling. Eight week program using Facing Heartbreak Workbook by Stephanie Carnes

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Men's Survivors Group

Open group for men who have been sexually abused. The group will work with a structured curriculum and focus on understanding the impact of abuse, address shame and loss in healthy ways, and support members to create the healthy narratives they want going forward in their lives.

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Breaking Through Co-Dependency

The advantages of group counseling for spouses and family members of person's with addiction include: * Discovering there are others struggling with a partner's or family members addiction - you are not alone. * Engaging with a close community of women that accepts and supports other women as they struggle through difficult issues together in a confidential setting. * Accountability from others that know and understand the struggle. * Education on the latest research in the area of co-dependency and addiction. * Reduced cost versus individual counseling. The group uses the Codependent No More Workbook by Melody Beattie.

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Specialties

  • Addiction
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD

Issues

  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Parenting
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Sexuality

  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Video/Skype

  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2017
Tamara D Allen, LPC-S, NCC, CSAT, Licensed Professional Counselor in Bedford

Tamara D Allen

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, NCC, CSAT