Tammy Vazquez, MHCI is a bilingual registered clinician. Tammy believes that relationships are essential and there are relationships out there for everyone whether it’s lifelong, romantic, temporary, friendly, professionally, platonic, etc., and the best ones can appear in your life when you least expect it. “In relationships, it’s important to accept that as much as someone may love and accept you, they are allowed to have negative thoughts and emotions towards you, too!” Tammy guides individuals and couples to better communication skills, reach couple's dream goals, enhance intimacy and connection, establishing boundaries, learning to forgive, and exploring new couples' ideas. Tammy’s preferred approaches with couples therapy is emotionally focused and imago relationship therapy because the combination of these two help couples build a bridge towards each other to fall in love with their flaws.
Additionally, Tammy uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, social and assertiveness training, and mindfulness; and she has provided individual, couples, family, and group therapy for different populations: children, young adults, adults, and seniors. She has experience working with behavioral issues, lack of social cues issues, divorce, sexual issues, career guidance, anxiety, depression, grief, emotion regulation, and self-esteem issues.
Tammy earned a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Lynn University and is pursuing licensure in the state of Florida. Tammy is originally from Chicago, IL where she began her career path and earned a B.S in Psychology and minor in Communications from Loyola University Chicago. Tammy also lived in Ecuador for 6 years where she taught meditation and mindfulness to individuals of all ages. Tammy loved getting a full experience of her heritage culture.