About My Clients
The clients who have most benefited from my work would describe themselves as kind and as people who would do anything for those they love. They’d say they have perfectionistic tendencies and strive to be high achievers. But they ultimately carry feelings of inadequacy because they feel like they’re either not enough or they’re disappointing those they love most. This struggle tends to be one they keep to themselves as they don’t want to bother those around them with these complicated feelings.
My Background and Approach
During our time together we’ll explore where your difficult thoughts and behavior patterns stem from. Through a lens of curiosity, you’ll gain greater insight and new tools to bring about the change you’ve been craving. It’s scary and takes a good dose of courage, but you’ll come out on the other side feeling confident that you are enough and knowing that your newfound strength isn’t fleeting. Together, we’ll get you to a place where you are meaningfully connecting with the world around you and finally enjoying the life you’ve worked so hard to create. With 24/7 online scheduling and video sessions, going to counseling has never been more accessible. Visit my website (www.tamaraclarkson.com) and if it resonates with you, schedule a free 20-minute, phone consultation. I’m all about transparency and helping you figure out if I’m the right fit for you. I can't wait to meet you.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
I’ve found that people naturally undervalue their strengths and accomplishments, and this prevents them from recognizing their true value. The good news, though, is that these are only stories, and stories can be rewritten to help us grow and flourish personally, professionally, and creatively. How do I know? I’ve had to rewrite my story and disregard the false messages I was taught at a young age. When I finally stopped, looked inward, and experienced good therapy, I saw how much grit I possessed. I found that I could break through old patterns and learn new things: how to communicate, how to deal with conflict, and how to allow myself to be seen and loved. I offer judgment-free counseling that aims to inspire and develop rather than shame and impose. I view the counseling experience as a partnership and an alliance. I will respect and honor your disclosures and help you work toward developing tools and strategies to take control of your narrative.