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.
Martine Faist ATR-BC, LCSW
Certified TARA Advanced Practitioner – Indianapolis, Indiana
Martine feels honored to enthusiastically add the TARA Approach to her decades of experience as an art therapist and clinical social worker. In private practice she offers compassionate presence and skilled guidance while helping others access their innate creative tools of awareness, imagination and intention. The energetic interplay of body, mind and spirit is the foundation upon which she helps others explore and “find their flow”. Her therapeutic approach is a gentle combination of attuned dialogue, Art Therapy, mindful self-inquiry and guided self-care techniques. The TARA Approach is now a powerful specialty she passionately shares to ease symptoms, resolve trauma and empower others toward greater well-being while uncovering their essential selves.
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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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Certified TARA Approach Practitioner - New Plymouth, Auckland ~ Aotearoa New Zealand
Peter Heard is a community organizer, musician, singer, event organizer, song writer and composer. He has expanded his repertoire by advocating for sustainable healing in his community. He is grateful for the wisdom of the TARA Approach in his own life and believes it has powerful significance for wellbeing. Peter has contributed significantly to the presence and awareness of the TARA Approach in Aotearoa. He became a Certified TARA Approach Practitioner in 2018. In addition to the Foundations Level Peter pursued more advanced training using TARA’s approach to cranial treatment. He is also studying other TARA applications and is a natural teacher. He is enrolled in the current TARA Pediatrics training, reflecting his interest in prenatal and early childhood development. He loves serving people of all ages. Peter is the father of two sons and lives with them and his brilliant wife in New Plymouth.
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 - 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
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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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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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.
Jamie Shadid, LMT
Certified Advanced TARA Approach 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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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 Approach Self-Care Teacher and Advanced Practitioner - Louisville, Kentucky
Actively engaged in learning and practicing the TARA Approach since 2014, Michele has known deep and ongoing healing by it and is passionate about sharing this uplifting art. Her commitment to health and humanity has led her to develop and share a variety of skills for holistic service as parent and educator. She brings to her Self-Care teaching and practice the previous experience of having taught and served in preschool classrooms, yoga studios, faith communities, and treatment rooms. She’s also had a small business providing solutions for indoor environmental pollution since 2002; has planted trees and gardens; and has practiced subtle energy medicine such as Reiki and Tibetan Acupressure. Michele is now deepening her appreciation of natural wisdom with the TARA Approach in Louisville, KY and beyond. She enjoys introducing people to the innate map of their own bioelectric being, which is the start of a transformative and uplifting relationship with one’s own nature toward greater health, awareness, and service. Michele will visit your site to teach TARA’s Self-Care, and may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org 502-751-3719, www.ReSourceforHealth.us.
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