Tara McGovern-Ortiz

Tara McGovern-Ortiz

Tara McGovern-Ortiz, MA, LPC

Primary Therapist

Tara McGovern-Ortiz, MA, LPC is a Therapist at our Outdoor Therapy Program. She has spent the last decade working with children, adolescents and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings, wilderness therapy programs, equine facilitated therapy centers, and private practice.

Tara received her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy in CO. She has an eclectic background in therapeutic modalities including mindfulness, nature-based and family systems approaches; as well as animal facilitated, adventure and somatic therapies. Tara is passionate about working outside incorporating strengths based, culturally competent and trauma sensitive practices into her work with clients.

In her spare time you will often find Tara outside again on trails and near waters. She also enjoys cooking, reading, yoga, and traveling to visit friends and family.

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