Mrs. Penny A Tavar, LMSW, LCSW

Preferred Name: Penny

EMDR Certified Therapist

About Me

Meridian Psychotherapy Associates offers extensive support with helping individuals who struggle to cope with anxiety, depression, trauma and loss. In addition to EMDR, We utilize eclectic psycho therapeutic approaches, based on the needs and narrative of the individual or family system. We are here to aid and empower you on your therapeutic journey.

Education & Experience

Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work. Fordham University Post Graduate Program in Child and Adolescent Therapy/Play Therapy. Ackerman Institute For Couples and Families. EMDR Certified

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA NASW

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth

Penny@Meridianpsy.com