Dr. Erin Tansill
Dr. Erin Tansill is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Ohio University. During graduate school, her research focused on the physical health sequelae of interpersonal violence. She also provided therapy for trauma survivors, which included a focus on substance use concerns, struggles with emotion regulation, depression, PTSD, sexual identity, and interpersonal conflicts. She completed her predoctoral internship at the American Lake VA where her training focused on addiction treatment and recovery, military sexual trauma, combat PTSD, complex depression, anxiety, and couples therapy.
Collaboratively, and with compassion, Dr. Tansill approaches each client as an individual and works to set goals for treatment. During therapy, Dr. Tansill focuses on utilizing evidence-based methods to achieve these goals. Many treatment approaches, including humanistic, emotion-focused, and cognitive-behavioral-based therapies (e.g., Cognitive Processing Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Relapse Prevention, and Prolonged Exposure) are selectively utilized.
Dr. Tansill has also completed the Level 3 Practicum Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and is now finalizing the process of full Gottman certification. When working with couples, Dr. Tansill approaches the relationship as the client, and works to deepen understanding of both parties in the relationship, which serves to better understand the relational conflict as well as to build the connection between the partners.
In her free time, Dr. Tansill enjoys cooking with her twins, playing the piano, visiting family, and taking bike rides and walks with her husband and kids.