Tara received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Quincy University in 2000. She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois in 2005, with an emphasis on community mental health. Tara has provided psychotherapy services in the Quincy/Hannibal area for several years using evidenced-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She also has training and experience providing evidence-based therapy to veterans who struggle with various trauma-related problems, including posttraumatic stress. Tara has special interest in the treatment of mood disorders, posttraumatic stress, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and chronic pain. Tara is committed to providing quality evidence-based therapy to adults in her role at Quincy Medical Group.