Practitioner Bio | Tara McCaffery, RCC

At BETA Therapeutics we are a dedicated team of health & wellness professionals. A team of practitioners, patients and people. We support one another - we rely on one another - we trust one another. In our clinic, we hold strong values of mutual respect and subscribe to a zero-tolerance policy of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia or ableism.

Clinical counsellor Victoria BC

Tara McCaffery, RCC 

Tara received her Master’s in Counselling Psychology at Athabasca University and has over eight years of experience supporting individuals through a variety of life challenges. As a Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified Meditation Instructor, and Trauma-Informed Yoga Facilitator, Tara takes a holistic approach to counselling and wellness where she can apply a variety of modalities to therapy sessions. Her experiences include working in numerous counselling settings; private sessions, school districts, provincial prisons, non-profit organizations, First Nations Communities, and the BC Schizophrenia Society as a Regional Educator. In these settings she assisted adults, couples, families, children, and youth who endured various life traumas, anxiety, depression, generational trauma, other life stressors and substance use. Tara is passionate about taking a holistic, client-centred, and individualized approach to therapy with talk and somatic therapy pieces. Her clients value her calming and soothing presence which allows for the development of a positive therapeutic alliance.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Tara is registered in good standing, as a clinical counselor with the BC Association of Clinical Counselors. Tara is also a member of The International OCD Federation, and the Vancouver Ambassador for Trauma Informed Yoga with The Prison Yoga Project.

COUNSELLING MODALITIES: Tara has certifications in CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Exposure Response and Narrative therapies, Meditation Instruction, Somatic Embodiment Regulation Strategies, and specialty San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training, OCD treatment and EMDR training.

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