Tamara Alshoweat

Tamara Alshoweat, MSW, LSW

Tamara Alshoweat was motivated to pursue her education in Social Work after learning more about the struggle of mental health in our society. Tamara became extremely passionate about advocating for individuals struggling with their mental health due to their social disadvantages.

Tamara earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Saint Xavier University. She completed an internship at CTS Health, a non-profit mental health facility, where she was able to provide individual and family therapy. Previously Tamara has worked in private practice settings where she was able to provide therapeutic services to various individuals. Identifying as a life-long learner, Tamara is committed to continue growing through continued education to be able to better service her clients.

Tamara values a healthy trusting therapeutic relationship with clients to guide them through personal growth. Tamara utilizes empowerment therapy to help clients regain their power in their own lives. Tamara offers her clients a safe space to be themselves and empowers them to continue being themselves outside of therapy. She works with children, adults, and families using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Empowerment Therapy, and mindfulness and tailoring treatment for each individual and their therapeutic goals. She believes that each journey to growth and healing will be different for that reason each client deserves their own personalized treatment based on their needs.

Clinically, Tamara has experience working with Anxiety, Depression, Behavioral Issues, Self-Esteem, Social Skills, Stress Management, Anger Management, ADHD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Trauma with individuals, families, and couples. Tamara also has experience working with parents by supporting them and providing them with effective parenting skills. Tamara has received Gottman Level 1 training to provide effective couple counseling services. Tamara enjoys working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families.