Working from a client-centered approach, Tawni believes in the transformative power of empathy and in the healing that comes when we create space in our lives for restorative experiences. She enjoys working with clients in every stage of their healing journey.
Tawni works with teenagers, adults, and families dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-harm, grief, neurodiversity, and interpersonal/relational stress. She utilizes expressive arts therapy, narrative therapy, logotherapy, social-emotional awareness training, healthy coping strategies, mindfulness techniques, experiential therapy, and trauma-informed play therapy to help empower her clients to find peace and courage as they move toward emotional wholeness.
Tawni is trained and certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAGALA) and in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NCI). She has worked internationally with under-served populations, providing trauma-informed therapy to refugee children and their families. She has facilitated mental healthcare workshops and enjoys helping people understand their own mental/emotional health in accessible and practical ways.
Education & Training
Tawni is a National Certified Counselor,™ licensed to practice in the State of Utah as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) and in the State of Colorado as Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She completed her Bachelor’s degree with Honors in the European Union and went on to receive her Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Counseling at Dallas Theological Seminary, graduating with Highest Honors.
Tawni believes that when you begin to take steps toward personal wellness, a special kind of bravery begins to grow inside you. With compassion and consistency, it is this kind of strength that Tawni loves to highlight. She is looking so forward to meeting you and is honored to hear your story.