Tashuna has experience working within the Child Welfare and school system for the past 16 years, advocating for children and families. Often times these families have experienced complex trauma which presented behavioral, cognitive and emotional challenges within the family. Tashuna’s experience includes providing clinical guidance and therapy to individuals and families experiencing: anxiety, ADHD, depression, grief, anger, and life adjustments. Tashuna has worked with a diverse range of families including: faith, race, age, and culture. Tashuna looks forward to working with middle school and high school age students at BRAINS.
Tashuna is trained in Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT), which focuses on strengthening the family system. Family is very important to Tashuna, she believes that “Family gives us the roots to stand tall and strong”. Tashuna uses play therapy, goal setting, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and integrative approaches to engage the client in accomplishing desired treatment goals.
Tashuna grew up in Chicago, IL and moved to Grand Rapids, MI as a teen and remained in the area. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, on fitness, attending faith-based events, and traveling the world. Tashuna is an influencer and her greatest joy is helping others see their full potential. She is intentional about creating a safe, supportive and compassionate environment to help children and families thrive and reach their full potential.
BA Psychology- Michigan State University- 2003 MSW- Grand Valley State University- 2014