Her unique, skillful combination of expertise, authenticity, and humor helps audiences:
Tara shares her inspiring personal journey as a parent and foster parent of children with severe mental illness, and the lessons learned along the way.
In addition to her speaking engagements, Tara is a consultant and program partner with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Washington County, and is also the founder and director of "Shattering Stigma with Stories: Understanding Mental Health," mental health conferences for businesses, schools, faith communities, and other organizations that have reached more than 1,500 people.
Tara is also a co-author of the book "OMG That’s Me! 3: Bipolar Disorder, Depression, PTSD, Mental Health, and Humor" and has performed stand-up comedy around the Pacific Northwest with Mental Health at the Mic. Get the book HERE.