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Tanya Morrel, PhD

Tanya is a licensed psychologist with a style that is engaging and supportive. She views her relationship with her clients as a partnership and brings her own life experiences as a wife, mother, friend and professional with two career changes to her therapy practice. Her therapy approach is mindfulness-based with an emphasis on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). A typical session is likely to include education and skills training as well as conversation and exercises designed to shift perspective to better understand a situation, help normalize and accept thoughts and feelings, increase self-compassion and compassion for others, clarify values and set goals for change.  

For more information about ACT, read her article in Smart Woman or visit the ACT website.

Clinical Focus

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adolescents and adults), Anxiety, Depression, Diabetes Management, Chronic Pain, Life Transitions, Intimate Partner Violence, Marital and Family Issues (including Family and Couples Therapy)