Taira Burns is a National Certified Counselor currently pursuing Licensure for LPC-MSHP in the State of Tennessee.  Taira’s background is in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a focus in child, adolescent, and family therapy.

She also has extensive experience working with youth with alcohol and drug using behaviors, anxiety, depression, and family conflict.

Treatment Approach

Taira aims to provide a client-centered, solution-focused approach when working with clients.  Her focus is to identify interventions and strategies to assist clients in meeting their own goals. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Contingency Management (CM).

Education & Credential:

  • Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Carson-Newman University 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts in Research Psychology – Tusculum College 2014
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Currently pursuing Licensure for LPC-MSHP in the State of Tennessee.