Tara Reynolds, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 10 years of experience working with individuals, adults, and older adolescents of different cultural backgrounds. She believes everyone experiences difficulties at times and sees the decision to begin psychotherapy as a powerful first step that often leads to personal growth and positive life changes. She provides a safe place to talk about anything from life transitions, relationship turmoil, emotional upheaval, and crisis to simple, everyday concerns. Dr. Reynolds likes to work collaboratively, exploring both the past and the present, to figure out what is preventing you from feeling more fulfilled. Working together with her, clients develops strategies to remove these obstacles.
Dr. Reynolds received a B.A. in Psychology from Huntingdon College in Alabama. She graduated with both her masters and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA) accredited Argosy University School of Professional Psychology in Virginia. In addition, she completed an internship at Park Place Behavioral Healthcare in Kissimmee, Florida and completed her postdoctoral residency at the Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute in Falls Church, Virginia. Dr. Reynolds has worked in a variety of settings including private practice, public school, outpatient mental health, and acute psychiatric hospital. She has extensive experience working with individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, addiction, couples and family relational issues, and gender identity issues. She is a certified transgender care therapist by International Transgender Certification Association and has completed extensive training in therapy, assessment, and letters of readiness for transition.
Clinical Population: Individual therapy, Adults
Primary Theoretical Orientation(s): Cognitive behavioral therapy, Mindfulness
Areas of Clinical Interests: gender identify issues, codependency, relational issues, anxiety
Advanced Trainings and Certifications: Certified Transgender Care Therapist by International Transgender Certification Association (2023)