Senior Primary Therapist

Uses She/Her pronouns

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). She is a Washington State Approved Supervisor, providing supervision for state licensure as well as for IAEDP certification.

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 where she treated clients with eating disorders as well as co-occurring anxiety, depression, trauma, and relational concerns. In addition to her individual work, Tahney led support groups and worked with Julie Church, RD, CD, CEDRD, co-leading a community meal support group.

Tahney employs a team approach, working closely with dietitians, doctors, and other therapists to provide comprehensive, empathic treatment for her clients. She combines a warm, client-centered approach with evidence-based strategies.

Tahney has professional interest and advanced training in: attachment, attuned/ intuitive eating, Health at Every Size,  RO DBT, sex therapy/ sex positive, trauma.