Tara Jackson
Holistic Family Therapy

Behavorial and Mental Health Services for children, adolescents, and families. Specializing in Synergetic Play Therapy and Parent Coaching.  Services are provided in Durango, Colorado and remotely via screen to screen communication.  Tara is available for on-going counseling, one time consults, and presentations and workshops on a variety of topics.  

Tara strives to honor and celebrate the uniqueness of each individual and family she works with. It is her goal to support you in understanding how to be the best version of YOU and to set reasonable and realistic goals to work towards. See more under the "services" tab.

Research shows that an attuned caregiver's calm, authentic connection is essential to the journey towards regulation and healing. It is her goal to support you in building the greatest connection with yourself and others, while respecting each individuals needs, personality and values.  Through modeling, skill building and direct felt experience; Tara will guide all of you on a journey towards greater self awareness and regulation.

Welcome!

Congratulations on stepping into the journey of finding more love, harmony, ease and understanding  for your family. 

 

It is my passion to support families in the reflective process of (re)building connection and communication with one another.

Through thoughtful exploration of what has brought you to inquire about services,  to concrete behavioral suggestions, we will work together towards your goals.

Helping families discover  
their greatest selves.

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"Tara has truly changed and evolved our family to be more loving, strong, communicative, and fun.  She has helped us to be parents that we want to be, and function from a place of truly understanding our boys and ourselves.  The work she has done with our son has allowed us to be better parents to our boys, and enjoy being parents." 

Just wanted to tell you I did the “love monster” tonight when they were fighting over my lap and not another word from either of them! Both laid on my lap and shared in peace. First time this has ever happened. 

 

Thankful for you and your guidance. A wonderful feeling to see progress. 

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We went to our new friends house and she was not nervous or anxious at all, walked in immediately and made best friends with the other little girl; we had a great night! Same goes for this morning, spent time with her and she went to school in a good mood. Fingers crossed we will keep it up and talk about it at her next appointment!

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...We are seeing less complaining, and more understanding of her environment. She is even beginning to be less frustrated with her peers.

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