Tara Vanselow

Phone: 206-463-8644

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Seattle Pacific University - Masters in Educational Psychology/School Counseling from the University of Washington - Professional Certification in School Counseling from Western Washington University

Tara Vanselow

Tara has been working with youth and families for more than 20 years in a variety of capacities from therapeutic day care to family advocacy to both elementary and high school counseling. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Seattle Pacific University and her Masters in Educational Psychology/School Counseling from the University of Washington. In 2014, she earned her Professional Certification in School Counseling from Western Washington University. She worked, most recently, for Seattle Public Schools as the Head Counselor at West Seattle High School.

 

At VHS, Tara will be supporting 9th -12th grade students with last names beginning with M-Z. She is passionate about helping students navigate their high school journey with skill and humor, assisting them as they explore their post high school plans and teaching them to advocate for themselves. She firmly believes that she has the best job in the world!

 

Outside of school she can most often be found hanging out with her amazing family, running for hours on end, spending time in the mountains or baking. 

 

Room 2006
Hours: 7:30am-3pm daily