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Kristi Tasker, LCSW

Therapist

"I understand that taking the step to reach out for therapy is a time of great vulnerability. It can be a time of feeling exhausted, defeated, overwhelmed or lost. However, as your therapist, I see this as a step of incredible strength and determination. One word that describes my approach is BALANCE. I work toward providing a safe and compassionate space for you to explore and embrace your humanness, and work toward finding a healthy balance in your perspective of self, relationships, and the world."

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HELLO!

I work at providing a safe space to explore, understand and move through the challenges in your life. I am eclectic in my approach to therapy and integrate a variety of interventions, including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, interpersonal, behavioral, process/insight, and narrative. My approach is supportive, compassionate, and collaborative.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • ADHD
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

How to ADHD (Jessica McCabe's Youtube channel)

"The Happiness Trap" by Russ Harris

"The Gifts of Imperfection" by Brene Brown

BIO

Kristi has over 23 years of experience providing therapeutic interventions across the lifespan. She received her Masters degree from Syracuse University, and spent 10 years in community mental health in Northern NY. For the past 12 years she has been a part of a large group providing individual therapy to adults. Her primary interest is working with adult individuals who are struggling with ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief and life stage changes. Kristi welcomes diverse populations and works to provide a safe space for anyone seeking therapy.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Kristi has over 23 years of experience providing therapeutic interventions across the lifespan.

Education

  • MSW - Syracuse University
  • BS in Psychology - University of Oregon
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Hobbies

  • Traveling
  • Running
  • Crafting
  • Hiking
  • Quilting
  • Furniture Refinishing
  • Wine Tasting
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Affiliations

  • Achieve Medical Center