Philomena Hunt (Phyllis), MIACP
Certified TARA Practitioner - County Roscommon, Ireland
Philomena works as a Body-Centred Therapist having trained in Person Centred Counselling, Gestalt Psychotherapy & Sensorimotor Therapy. She aims to be a facilitator of assisted self-discovery for the Client. When Client and Therapist are in resonant contact a felt sense of their connection creates the atmosphere within which healing takes place. Philomena is passionate about finding safe non-invasive interventions for renegotiating shock and trauma and excited to integrate the use of energetic interventions into her practice. She works with individuals, couples and groups and has a particular interest in the connection between trauma and addictions.
Philomena lives and works in the West of Ireland where she has a deep affinity with the people, landscape, music and the Ancestors. She expresses her gratitude to Dr. Mines and Suzie Mc Greevy for bringing the Tara Approach to Ireland.
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Elaine Dove - LPC
Certified TARA Practitioner - Austin, Texas
Elaine is a lifetime artist and dancer who integrates body, mind and spirit into her healing approach. She believes that healing is a natural flow that can be unlocked and accessed through movement, speaking, art, touch, and meditative practice. She particularly enjoys helping other artists and creatives find our way through life. It is with great gratitude to Dr. Mines and great personal joy that she has entered the path of becoming a TARA Approach practitioner.
Certified TARA Foundations Level Practitioner - Donegal Town, Ireland
Amanda is a Certified Foundations Practitioner based in Sláinte Natural Health Centre in Donegal Town, Ireland. She is excited to introduce this beautiful treatment and watch its gentle transformative effect on herself and those who wish to experience it.
For many years, she has used Integrated Energy Healing (Angel Healing), Reiki and Holistic Massage to help the self development journeys of those around her. In 2016, she discovered The Tara Approach and was amazed at its ability to gently soothe the self and balance the body in its entirety. She considers it a powerful tool that enables us to address life's often tramatic turnings and transform them into strengths rather than weaknesses.
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Holly Jones - PT
Certified TARA Practitioner - Edmond, Oklahoma
Holly Jones, PT is a 1990 graduate of the University of Kentucky’s physical therapy program. She specializes in integrative manual therapy and began her private practice in Oklahoma in 2001. She blends the TARA Approach with integrative manual therapy, allowing her to uncover key musculoskeletal and emotional areas simultaneously, promoting maximal healing potential. Techniques that Holly utilizes include craniosacral, strain/counterstrain, myofascial, visceral, and functional techniques. In addition, Holly has an expertise in the evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor disorders and is an APTA Section of Women’s Health member. As a certified animal massage therapist, she also integrates manual therapy and the TARA Approach in the treatment of small animals.
Certified TARA Practitioner - Moray, Scotland
Karen lives and works at the Findhorn Foundation in Scotland. This is where she first heard about the TARA approach at Stephanie Mines’ 2013 Forgiveness conference talk. She started using Stephanie’s book We Are All in Shock and was struck by its profound impact on her nervous system. Karen has since trained with Stephanie Mines and Anneke Stolte, while also supporting Stephanie’s workshops at the Findhorn Foundation.
Karen’s own life journey has been greatly touched by the healing arts. She is a Biodanza facilitator and author of Dances With Spiders, a vibrant study on dance and well being in Southern Italy, based on her PhD in medical anthropology. Her personal experience and research, combined with various energy medicine trainings (Kinesiology, EFT, Reiki and Energetic & cellular healing), deeply ground her trust in the self-healing process facilitated by the TARA approach. Karen is available for sessions in Moray, Scotland.
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Certified TARA Practitioner - Scotland
Joany lives in the wild North West Highlands of Scotland. Finding TARA at a Self Care workshop on the Black Isle, she says: “I felt so energized and free, like I was able to do anything! That made me question why I wasn’t doing what I really wanted to do in life. It was like life was trying to burst out of me but I wouldn’t let it go! TARA has helped remove the blockages that were holding me back. Major shifts have taken place in my life in a gentle and loving way through practicing TARA”. Seeing nature as a great healer, Joany is training as a Forest School Practitioner. She is also a Shamanic Practitioner and Yoga Instructor. Making the most of our existence and working together in our unique and personal ways is a great passion for Joany.
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Certified TARA Practitioner - Scotland
Joan qualified with a Diploma in Physical Education from Dunfermline College of Education, a Diploma in Education from Aberdeen University and a Post Graduate certificate in Education from the Northern College of Education. She taught P.E. to 5 – 18 year-olds and then lectured in P.E. to students and to student primary teachers for 10 years. She taught 3-6 year olds in nursery and at primary school for 16 years. She has received profound healing through TARA study and treatments and uses TARA self-care daily. She is a qualified TARA Foundations Practitioner and is currently pursuing Advanced Certification. Joan believes passionately in helping both children and adults realize their full potential and recognises the value of the TARA Approach in achieving this.
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Laurie Olson-Perkins - MA, RMT
Certified TARA Practitioner - Glenview, Illinois
Certified Foundations TARA Approach Practitioner Laurie Perkins shares the empowering gifts of the Tara Approach with clients at her private practice at Raven Healing in Evanston, Illinois as well as with patients at a hospice care center in Evanston. Laurie is a founding member of the Hospice Integrative Therapies Program. She utilizes a holistic approach in her work with trauma, end of life, grief and wellness, incorporating several subtle energy modalities with a focus on the unique needs of each individual. Having been a teacher for fifteen years prior to becoming a therapist, Laurie enjoys teaching her clients tools they can use to transition through life’s difficult situations and even through the ultimate transition from this earthwalk itself. Laurie serves children, adults and animals and believes learning the Tara Approach from Dr. Stephanie Mines has profoundly enhanced her own wellbeing. She feels it is her mission to share this blessing with others.
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Certified TARA Foundations Level Practitioner - San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Cristina Puga has walked a path of personal healing to become a Certified TARA Approach Practitioner. She has degrees in Business and Human Development. She is certified by Dr. Joe Dispenza as a NeuroChange Solutions Coach. Cristina has a private practice in San Luis Potsoi, in the heart of Mexico, where she met and trained with Dr. Stephanie Mines. Cristina is devoted to raising consciousness in the world. She is fluent in Spanish and English. She works individually with clients and is also available for lectures and conferences for agencies and corporations throughout the world.
Certified TARA Practitioner - Chicago, Illinois
TARA Approach Practitioner, Betsy Rooth, had been a Reiki practitioner for over 10 years when she encountered the TARA Approach. The mother of two and a former preschool teacher, Betsy’s passion is to empower adults and children by giving them self-care tools and connecting them to their own healing energies. Both on a personal level and with clients, Betsy has seen profound results when incorporating the TARA Approach. She has achieved her Foundations Certification and is currently pursuing her Advanced certification. She is grateful to be on this journey with Dr. Stephanie Mines. Betsy is available in the Chicago area.
Certified TARA Approach Practitioner - Seattle, Washington
Carolyn Story has a background in Special Education and QiGong. These practices prepare her for and enhance her delivery of the TARA Approach as a Certified Foundations level Practitioner. Carolyn is deeply committed to using the TARA Approach to unwind trauma somatically. She began her studies with Dr. Mines in Oregon and completed several trainings there before attending the Essence and Empowerment series at the Findhorn Foundation in Scotland. Carolyn has also immersed herself in the TARA Approach independently by completing multiple Distant Learning Units. These, she believes, deepened her integration of the system that she feels pulls her other healing skills together into a unified holistic design. Carolyn practices at the Vital Energy Center in Seattle, Washington.
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Julie Segall - Lic Ac., Dipl. CH
Certified TARA Practitioner - Chicago, Illinois
Julie is a TARA Approach practitioner with 15 years of practice in Chinese medicine. As an acupuncturist and herbalist, she has treated a wide variety of issues ranging from pain syndromes to those with chronic internal medicine issues. Her practice specializes in women’s health and pediatrics. Incorporating the TARA Approach into the treatments has allowed her clients to heal at a much deeper level, and provide a greater understanding to the origins of each ailment. Julie intends to continue her studies in the Tara Approach, and ultimately teach one day.
Jamie Shadid, LMT
Certified Advanced TARA Practitioner - Durango, Colorado
The TARA Approach fell into Jamie's life at the exact time that she needed it. Immediately after her first TARA Foundations course she made the commitment to practice Self-Care morning and night and experienced profound physical, spiritual and emotional changes. This encouraged her to continue studying with Stephanie through the Essence and Empowerment Series at Findhorn in Scotland in 2016 where she became certified. The more she learns about The TARA Approach and feels the benefits the more she is eager to share with the world. Jamie went on to study Massage Therapy and finds it gratifying to incorporate different modalities to facilitate healing in clients. In 2017 she was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and found the tools of the TARA Approach to help her immensely on her healing journey.
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Marianne Tomlinson - M.S. Ed., L.C.P.C.
Certified TARA Practitioner - Chicago, Illinois | Batavia, Illinois
Marianne has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor for 10 years. She works with a wide variety of issues including anxiety and depression and relationship and family issues. The TARA Approach has been a wonderful addition to her practice. Marianne and her clients have experienced accelerated and remarkable results when integrating the TARA Approach into the treatment plan. Marianne is very grateful for the opportunity to continue to study with Dr. Mines.
Nora van Waeyenberghe
Certified TARA Practitioner - Antwerp, Belgium
Nora resides in Belgium where she offers the TARA Approach in her study near Antwerp. She is also a certified Cranial-Sacral practitioner, Foot Reflexologist and Aroma Massage Therapist. Being a sculptor and connected with nature, she works also with healing flower remedies. Nora first encountered the TARA Approach at the Conscious Medicine Conference in Findhorn and has pursued its incredible resources ever since. Nora is particularly interested in serving children, though her practice is open to all ages. Nora’s decision to be a healing artist comes from her heart and she feels it is her soul path to help bring the TARA Approach to Europe.
Certified TARA Advanced Practitioner - Louisville, Kentucky
Michele (Micki) Wilcox is happy to find herself enthusiastically practicing the TARA Approach! Michele’s commitment to health and humanity led to her to becoming a Yoga Instructor and to the practice of Reiki and Tibetan Acupressure. She has spent much of her life developing skills for holistic service to people of all ages, including serving children with special needs and educating about living with environmental consciousness. Learning the TARA Approach was a turning point because of the deep and ongoing healing it ignited. Michele enjoys an alive curiosity and amazed delight in the endless ways people bring forth their creativity to direct and allow their own healing. Michele is inspired by the TARA Approach vision of alleviating suffering and ending the repetition of violence/trauma that spans generations.
Nalini V. S. Yadav
Certified TARA Approach Practitioner – Georgia
Nalini earned a Bachelor of Art in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, as well as a Master of Science in Biotechnology from Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia. She has recently completed her PhD in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Hawai’i at Hilo. Her PhD project involved examining the relationship between obesity and breast cancer. She utilized the TARA Approach to assist her in her academic endeavors as she found her Self Care practice indispensable for such a rigorous task. She wishes to combine her academic knowledge of the human body with the power of the TARA Approach to help others navigate their own shock and trauma. Nalini truly appreciates the value and wisdom of the system Dr. Mines has bestowed upon the world and looks forward to continuing her practice and furthering her education of the system.
Contact Information: nvsyTARA@gmail.com - 404-245-9130