Tara Tappe MSW, LGSW

Mental Health Therapist


New Hope Outpatient, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, VOA High School Programs

Joined VOA


Clinical Approach

I provide individual therapy and family therapy, serving clients preschool aged to adults, as well as working with adolescents and young adults at the VOA High School.  My approach is to be strengths based while having my practice informed through Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

Areas of experience and interest

I have been in the social service field for 5 years including working with preschool mental health day treatment for 3 years.  I have interest and experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, client who want to find calming and coping skills to help them build and meet their goals, and clients with mood and personality disorders.  

Specialty Training and Certifications

Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)


Master of Social Work -University of Minnesota