A well-known Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Tara Fields, Ph.D., has become a relied-upon expert both in private practice and in various media outlets. Whether on the air or in her office, she focuses on creating workable solutions to real-life challenges. She is known for being direct and to the point, as well as for incorporating an abundance of compassion, intelligence, and even humor when working with individuals, couples, or families. The privilege of being on both TV and radio has allowed Fields to reach thousands of people who otherwise might feel alone and hopeless with their struggles. Fields guides and encourages listeners and clients to develop the skills and emotional courage necessary to make positive changes in their lives. Part of this positive change includes encouraging people to discard negative and erroneous beliefs about their self-worth. Her advice can be read often in various local and national publications such as The Huffington Post, Redbook, and Glamour. Dr. Tara Fields, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., lends both her expertise and advice on bullying, same-sex marriage, and substance abuse. She is often relied upon to translate the latest research into relatable and usable information. Tara Fields, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., earned her master's degree in clinical psychology and her doctorate degree in counseling psychology. Her doctoral research focused on the contributing factors to adolescent alcohol abuse. She completed her three-year clinical internship at the Maple Center Community Mental Health Clinic in Beverly Hills, California, where she trained in marriage and family therapy, as well as adolescent and child psychotherapy, supervising peer counseling groups and leading therapy groups for excelling senior students at Beverly Hills High School; additionally, she participated in a six-month practicum with Dr. Marion Solomon on the diagnosis and treatment of narcissistic and borderline personality disorders. During this time she also began her training in addictions, eating disorders and facilitating an intervention. Tara Fields received her certification of clinical training in Psychodrama from the Los Angeles Psychodrama Institute where she trained and then directed with Dr. Lewis Yablonsky and Dr. Michael Solomon. She has had twelve years of training and practice in Mindfulness Meditation methods at Spirit Rock Meditation Center with Jack Kornfield Ph.D. and other renowned teachers.
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