Meet Our Clinical Team
Tamara Garden – Clinical Director
Tamara Garden moved from Northwest Indiana to Sedona, Arizona in 2013. Tamara approaches the counseling process with a narrative approach which allows an understanding of the uniqueness of each individual. She then implements specific therapeutic techniques based on each persons’ needs. Some of Tamara’s specialized education includes child development, ADHD in children and adults, disruptive behavior disorders, substance abuse, and bullying. She has over five years of experience dealing with depression and anxiety disorders. She is also EMDR trained by the EMDR Institute which allows her to provide effective therapeutic treatment of trauma.
Tamara is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology as well as her minor in Creative Writing. She is a graduate of Valparaiso University, where she earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is licensed in the state of Arizona.
Having raised three daughters, Tamara is passionate about helping adolescent girls develop sound boundaries and a positive sense of self. In her spare time, Tamara enjoys hiking, traveling, playing the piano, painting, and spending time with her family.
Andrew T. Haber, M.D. – Psychiatrist
Andrew T. Haber, M.D., graduated from the School of Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis in 1991, and the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine in 1999. He completed residency training in General Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine in 2002, and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute at UCSF in 2004.
After post-graduate training he was in private practice in Northern California until 2011, when he relocated with his family to Phoenix, Arizona, to join the medical staff at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. At PCH he provided clinical services in outpatient and inpatient settings, and training and education to medical students, psychiatry residents, and child psychiatry fellows from several regional medical schools and post-graduate training programs. He has been in private practice since June, 2017.
Rodney Adams, MS Clinical Psychology – Primary Therapist
Rodney has experience in substance abuse treatment, mental health residential programs, and residential programs for adults with developmental disabilities. He moved back to the Verde Valley area from Anchorage, Alaska. In Alaska he worked for a private substance abuse agency, providing treatment in both outpatient and intensive outpatient programs. Rodney earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology through Northern Arizona University and his master’s degree in counseling psychology through Alaska Pacific University.
He uses an eclectic approach to therapy, understanding that each individual is unique. His main emphasis is on helping teenage girls understand their self-limiting thoughts and beliefs, which often lead to behaviors with undesirable consequences.
With his Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology, Rod is trained to provide therapy sessions to our young girls.
Cindy Eis, LPC – Therapist
Cindy has a master’s degree in professional counseling which included a concentration in expressive arts therapy. Since completing her master’s degree, she has obtained extensive training in trauma/PTSD. In order to provide optimal therapy for trauma/PTSD, Cindy has also completed EMDR training from the EMDR Institute and continues to be mentored by an EMDR Institute trainer and facilitator. EMDR can be highly effective for the treatment of trauma/PTSD for those deemed appropriate candidates for EMDR Therapy.
Cindy is also trained in motivational interviewing, substance abuse as related to trauma, suicide prevention, and sand tray therapy.
Cindy has experience working with both adolescents and adults in a variety of behavioral health settings. Cindy has worked with individuals suffering from SMI, substance abuse and addiction, depression, anxiety, panic disorder, self-harm, low self- esteem, parent-child relationships problems, oppositional defiant disorder as well as additional disorders.
Cindy’s approach is client-centered and strengths-based steeped in compassion, encouragement, and inspiration to provide a distinct therapeutic fit for each unique client and the client’s specific needs. Cindy’s passion is to provide counseling that bolsters one’s self-confidence and leads to a future filled with success.
Cindy is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Arizona with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health.
In order to be an effective and resilient clinician, Cindy enjoys self-care in the form of evening walks savoring the Arizona sunsets as well as listening to classical music and reading interesting books.
Teresa Mahan, MA Counseling, LISAC – Therapist
Teresa holds a Masters Degree in Counseling from Ottawa University. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling/Social Services from Prescott College.
Teresa works from a strengths-based approach with substance use and behavioral health disorders (co-occurring) in assisting families and individuals to identify what is “right” as the first step to healing.
With primary tools of CBT, family systems, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, creative arts, and trauma awareness.Teresa seeks to apply her skills to support the rewarding process of recovery for individuals, families, and communities. Teresa is also an AZBBHE approved Clinical Supervisor.
Some of Teresa’s major experiences and history include opening and directing a nationally recognized continuing care program for women and children programs, extensive work with Native Americans in Arizona, supervision of a crisis intervention team of therapists and overseeing hospitalization for acuteness, implementing and facilitating intensive outpatient programs and working with at-risk teens in shelters and in aftercare.