Tazim received her bachelor's degree in psychology and criminal justice and went on to receive her master's degree in clinical psychology. She has been working in the field for over 10 years.
She has worked in the field of adolescent treatment specifically residential programs. As an executive for 7 years in the treatment space she understands the intricacies and operations of programs allowing her to differentiate clinical treatment and understand that one size does not fit all. As a therapeutic educational consultant she is determined to help families through these tough times.
When she is not working with clients, she enjoys spending time reading, volunteering, and with those she loves. Her favorite weekend activity is enjoying the outdoors with her spouse and son.
Laine DiStefano, LMFT
Laine is a Texas born, California trained therapist with years of experience spent working as a crisis clinician and treating survivors of sexual abuse. We’ve all experienced struggles, hardships and loss in life and sometimes it takes something more than we possess to cope with and get to the other side with our dignity intact. She employs techniques from positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy and many other therapeutic modalities in therapy. She will encourage you to see things from a different perspective, challenge you to change your way of coping, and cheer you on as you follow your own unique path toward healing and growth.
She is certified in industry leading evidence based practices including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, and Prepare-Enrich Marriage therapy.
She is an avid community advocate for mental health and currently work to promote awareness and provide resources through the Elisa Project, Grant Halliburton’s I Am HERE Coalition, Dallas Regional Chamber’s Young Professionals, Dallas CARE, Dallas TAAP and the Park Cities Rotary Club.