Tamara holds a degree in Psychology and is a certified clinical Hypnotherapist registered with the state of Washington.
In addition to supporting adults at Beyond Hypnosis, as retired teacher, and owner/operator of a licensed child care center, Tamara enjoys working with children. According to Tamara, children are the best hypnotic subjects… still able to naturally and easily to plug into the subconscious realm. That’s why using hypnosis to help children with problems such as; bed wetting, fears, separation anxiety, or picky eating is so beneficial. Working with children also provides the opportunity to foster positive self-esteem and bolster self-confidence in the lives of not just the children, but, their parents as well.
As a Certified Specialist in Hypnosis and Childbirth and Pre and Post Surgery Hypnosis Tamara is a great partner for those facing two of life’s most stressful events; Child-Birth and Surgery. She is also a certified Law of Attraction Coach, Iridologist, and New Body Herbal consultant.
As executive producer/host of the Illuminations Media Network, Tamara has enjoyed a decade of interviewing hundreds of authors, artists, and entrepreneurs, who are making a notable difference on the planet. The IM Network is podcast in the iTunes store, Blogtalk Radio, Player Fm, Youtube, and several other platforms.
These diverse fields of passion and expertise combine to make Tamara’s approach to healing unique. In her private practice, she focuses on the mental, physical and emotional bodies, with an intuitive flair. With 6000 plus private sessions, hundreds of group presentations, and numerous radio appearances, Tamara uses her skills to balance the mind, body, and soul, through appreciation and care of the entire being. Tamara’s Beyond Hypnosis modalities empower her clients to heal past wounds and to embrace future potentiality with a fresh outlook.
Since 2005 Tamara has been a member of the American Association of Hypnotists and the Hypnotherapists Union Local 472.
Tamara is also a member of The Association of Black Psychologists and Jegna (mentorship), dedicated to healing the unique mental and spiritual needs of people of African descent.
As a member of the Seattle – Mombasa (Kenya) Sister City Association (SMSCA), Tamara is actively involved in its many initiatives:
- Support educational and cultural exchanges between the two cities.
- Encourage and promote international understanding and goodwill.
- Encourage an appreciation of pluralism.
- Promote trade and tourism beneficial to both economies.
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Back in the day, Tamara appeared as a principle Soul Train dancer and still loves dancing. She is also a foodie with a special interest in food anthropology, world, and plant-strong cuisine.
Tamara is the mother of two adult children, Iman and Anwar. She lives in Seattle with her Husband Jeff, two cats; Boots and Sheba, a blue Beta named Mr. Lipid and over 50 house plants (and counting).