Tanya  Clausen , LCSW



Northern Virginia

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Tanya Clausen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience and has an expertise in treating eating disorders, trauma, anxiety and mood disorders.  She specializes in working with adolescents, adults and couples. Tanya is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), The Seeking Safety Model (for PTSD and addictions), Emotionally Focused Therapy (for couples) and has a certification in Advanced Trauma Treatment.

Tanya is also a certified yoga teacher (RYT 200), and can incorporate yoga and somatic experiencing into her work with patients when helpful. Tanya provides culturally competent therapy and is fluent in Spanish, having worked extensively with at-risk and underserved women and children in Guatemala for several years in the 1990s. She currently serves as an adjunct professor at Catholic University in the Master of Social Work program and previously at The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development Counseling and Development Program teaching graduate level courses.

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