AW_Opal_20140508_045-M-100x130Tahney Jones, LMHC, CEDS

Senior Primary Therapist

Tahney is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Washington (#LH60197103)  and a member of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) as well as the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). Tahney is locally educated, having earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Washington and her Masters degree in Psychology from Antioch University Seattle.

Tahney owned a successful private practice before moving to Opal in which she treated clients with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, and Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. In her practice, Tahney worked successfully and compassionately with both men and women, including the participation of family members, friends, and partners. In addition to her individual work, Tahney led support groups and worked with Julie Church, RD, CD, co-leading a community meal support group.

In her private practice, Tahney has effectively employed a team approach, working closely with dietitians, doctors, and other therapists to provide comprehensive, empathic treatment for her clients. In addition to her work with eating disorders, Tahney is experienced with anxiety, depression, trauma, and relational concerns. She combines a warm, client-centered approach with evidence-based cognitive behavioral strategies.