Trauma-based & Family Psychotherapy For Angry, Anxious, Depressed, and Frustrated Families

A mental health professional and tattoo? Really? What!?

How do you view tattoos? Are you okay with them? Does it matter to you what the tattoo is or means? For many people, “body art” is either the object of much criticism or the object of a strong personal association with a belief or person. A parent posed a challenging question to me a few years ago while I trained at a semi-prominent clinic: “Why is the Clinical Director sporting a tattoo in clear sight and she knows that I have trouble trusting doctors in the first place?” I found myself not only floored, but a tad upset by the social stigma that swept into the clinic and across multiple clinicians. What I had failed to realize is that although I saw the situation from various perspectives, clients often felt threatened or defensive after noticing the tattoo(s).

 

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As always, I wish you well
Tàmara 
 
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OFFICE RELOCATION/EXPANSION1050 Lincoln Way - Pittsburgh PA

Please note the new location for Anchored Child & Family Counseling:

*1050 Lincoln Way, Ste 1, PGH, 15132 

412-710-2966

 

The Pleasant Hills, PA location is the previous office.

 

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