Tatyana Suares, MA
Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor
Tatyana Suares has experience and specialized training in the assessment and treatment of individuals struggling with substance use, depression, anxiety, trauma, relational issues, grief and loss. Additionally, Tatyana has worked with neurodivergent children, including those diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, in addressing socio-emotional challenges.
She has worked in a variety of settings including juvenile detention centers, rehabilitation centers, community agencies and outpatient mental health clinics, providing her with exposure to a broad range of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, mental health issues, and age groups.
Tatyana is empathetic in her person-centered and strengths-based approach and anchors her therapeutic work with all individuals, couples, and families in evidence-based approaches that are rooted in multi-theoretical frameworks. Her integrative clinical lens and practice is informed by evidence-based approaches including: cognitive behavior therapy, trauma-focused Therapy, solution focused brief therapy as well as expressive therapies including art, sand, and play therapy interventions. She believes in taking a prescriptive approach to counseling as she has worked with a wide variety of individuals and believes that treatment should be tailored to specific needs.
Tatyana's areas of specialization include perinatal and postpartum mental health, as well as working with children, adolescents, and adults on an individual, group and family level focusing on trauma, anxiety, depression, family conflict, and grief and loss.
Tatyana has a passion for serving the community and views therapy as an agent for change. She believes that healing happens through meaningful relationships, including the one between therapist and client. Through a strong therapeutic alliance, individuals gain a sense of empowerment and understanding of self; ultimately leading to an improved quality of life with enhanced relationships, self-worth and acceptance.
Tatyana is a resident in counseling under the supervision of Courtney Glickman. She received her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The George Washington University. Prior to obtaining her Master's degree, Tatyana attended Florida Gulf Coast University where she obtained a Bachelor's in Psychology.