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Tara N. Haddon

Tara N. Haddon received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Kansas State University. During this time, she specialized and participated in behavioral neuroscience research examining the effects amphetamine on c-fos levels in the brain’s reward pathway, locomotor sensitivity, and the effects enrichment during childhood and adulthood has on amphetamine induced hyperactivity. After graduating with her undergraduate degree, Ms. Haddon continued her education, attaining her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Washburn University. She is currently licensed with the BSRB as a Licensed Master Social Worker and Licensed Addictions Counselor. She began working in Community Mental Health specializing in Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Substance Abuse, and Crisis Intervention.

She has experience working with adults, adolescents, children, couples, families, and clients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness. When working with clients, Ms. Haddon takes into consideration each client’s specific wants and needs, incorporating a therapeutic approach that best fits the client. She utilizes the approaches of: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Reality Therapy, Family/Systems Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy. She is currently in the process of attaining supervision hours towards her Specialized Clinical License in Social Work. Ms. Haddon is currently working with Clinical Associates’ Sex Offender Treatment Program, facilitating groups and working with clients on individual issues at Lansing Correctional Facility.

She has experience working with adults, adolescents, children, couples, families, and clients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness. When working with clients, Ms. Haddon takes into consideration each client’s specific wants and needs, incorporating a therapeutic approach that best fits the client. She utilizes the approaches of: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Reality Therapy, Family/Systems Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy. She is currently in the process of attaining supervision hours towards her Specialized Clinical License in Social Work. Ms. Haddon is currently working with Clinical Associates’ Sex Offender Treatment Program, facilitating groups and working with clients on individual issues at Lansing Correctional Facility.