Tamara Thebert is a licensed psychotherapist (#53456) and psychospiritual educator in Berkeley, CA in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Through a relationship of trust and compassion, I provide a safe space to help you change your relationship to the thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and energies that create suffering. With a balanced approach that both accepts where you are in your process and addresses your immediate needs for action, we create a framework for healing.
I am present, warm, intuitive, grounded, and appreciative of your unique experience. While I hold an optimistic perspective, I am neither afraid nor hesitant to go into the deepest and darkest places with you. I trust that whatever happens in our time together is exactly what needs to be unfolding for healing.
When things aren’t going well, we have another chance to engage in whatever is blocking us from living fully. These are the times when the questions, doubts, and fears begin and, ironically, when the opportunities to heal and transform present themselves. Most of us know this at some level, yet finding support may feel challenging.
Providing support, listening to the stirrings of the soul, noticing energies, and collaborating about possibilities is the honor that I am blessed to call my work.
Using a psychospiritual approach with best practices from psychotherapy and spiritual counseling, we move together to reduce suffering and illuminate your optimal potentialities for long-term success.
Whether you are suffering from depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, and/or substance abuse, I have two options for treatment: in-person sessions in my Downtown Berkeley office or video sessions via a HIPPA-compliant online platform.
What sets me apart from other psychotherapists, is my training in consciousness studies, spiritual and religious studies, neuroscience, ecopsychology, and astrology which informs how I assist you in navigating effective solutions that promote balance in the mind, body, and spirit.
Tamara is a learning enthusiast (a.k.a. addiction to education and training;-)
Tamara doing a spontaneous peace dance on a rooftop in the foothills of the Himalayas in Rishikesh, India. Photo Credit: Shivani Gala
Tamara holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies and Psychology from Knox College, a Master’s Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies, and a Certification in Hypnotherapy (Spiritual Counseling emphasis) from The Foundation of the Sacred Stream.
She also has training and certificates in shamanism, energy healing, grief and bereavement, women’s spirituality, meditation, ecopsychology, and permaculture.
Since 2000, Tamara has been exploring and integrating timeless wisdom from the world’s spiritual and religious traditions. The founder of the Inner Science Academy, Tamara teaches spiritual principles and practices in the San Francisco Bay Area through groups and intensives. If you are interested in increasing your awareness using the inner sciences of spirituality and psychology that are based on neuroscience by participating in courses, groups, intensives, and retreats, please visit www.tamarathebert.com.
Tamara was raised Catholic, has explored and enjoyed many spiritual paths, and has appreciation for all paths and no path. Tamara has been a devotee of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) since 2003 and Mother Meera since 2009 and is engaged in the teachings and practices of Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) and Catholicism while maintaining a deep connection with the earth. Her more recent boon of discovering Sri Mooji in 2014 continues to be a profound experience of the Timeless Loving Presence within.
For more inspiration about Amma, Mother Meera, and Mooji, click on the appropriate links and enjoy!