My name is Tamarra Aristilde, I am a proud Christian, Wife and Mother. I have been working in the human/social services & counseling field for over 13 years. My professional qualifications include: Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of Massachusetts, Certified CBT Post Disaster Distress Provider, and Certified Mediator.
My ideal client may be an individual, a couple or a family whose unmet emotional and behavioral needs are impacting functioning in multiple relationship domains and is contemplating changing patterns of interactions, behaviors and thoughts to regain or develop an optimal sense of agency in every aspect of life. I am able to successfully engage clients as young as 4 years old to 90 years old. Engaging clients in search of solutions through the use of systemic therapies is my passion. I speak English, French and Haitian Creole fluently. I am a resilient African American female professional and understand the unique circumstances related to immigrating in the United States.
Certified Mediation Training through the HMP ( Harvard Law School Mediation Program) 2015
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Post Disaster Distress from the Massachusetts Office For Victim Assistance 2014
Professional Counseling Certificate from Capella University in 2011
MFT Degree from Capella University in 2010
Certificate in Aging from Boston University 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts Darmouth 2003
I am an Active Member of the NAMI & AAMFT