Tammy Jackson, M.S., M. Div., Licensed Psychologist

816-246-4465, ext. 1

Tammy

Tammy Jackson is the founder and executive director of Healing Grace.  She has been in private practice since 1992.  Tammy received her undergraduate degree from Southwest Baptist University in 1990 followed by her Master’s Degree in clinical psychology at University of Central Missouri (formerly CMSU) in 1992.  She obtained her psychologist licensure in 1995.

A few years later Tammy decided to obtain a Master’s of Divinity degree from Central Baptist Theological Seminary where she received top honors in her graduating class in 2010 and as a leader among Baptist Women in Ministry in 2009.  Along with maintaining a busy counseling practice Tammy has served as pastor in two local churches:  Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, MO (2008-2010) and Missouri City Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)  (2010-2012).  Her call story is published in a recently released book, Modern Magnificat: Women Responding to the Call of God.

Tammy is experienced in working with individuals, couples and families of all ages through a multitude of problems.  She is a certified Love and Logic Parent Educator and especially enjoys helping parents and children learn to respect one another more so the family can be more relaxed as a whole.  Tammy also enjoys and is well experienced in working with couples.

Tammy would describe her therapeutic approach as one which combines positive psychology with family systems therapy primarily.  She is also full of warm, positive regard which defines Rogerian psychotherapy and any quality therapeutic relationship.

Tammy is the mother of two children, Caroline and Curtis and is married to Jody Gill.  In her spare time she enjoys riding her bike, walking her dog Abby, gardening and taking vacations with her family.


Tammy’s office hours:

Monday                                   Out of office
Tuesdays                                 8am – 4pm
Wednesdays                           11am – 5pm
Thursdays                               8am – 4pm
Fridays                                     Out of office
Saturdays                                10am – 3pm

Tammy also is available for speaking, teaching, preaching and workshop facilitation.  Please schedule early as she books out far in advance.

Insurances Tammy Accepts:
Aetna
Blue Cross/Blue Shield (all PPO and HMO plans)
Tri-Care
Humana
United Behavioral Health
*Please call to verify her network status with other insurances, as this does change periodically.



Tammy’s Recent Continuing Education Training:

Neuroscience and Yoga in the Treatment of Complex, Developmental, or Repeated Trauma – September, 2017

Hypnosis: Applying Clinical Hypnosis with Psychological Treatments – May 2017

The Body Keeps The Score:  Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk – April 2017

Neuroscience for Clinicians:  Brain Change for Stress, Anxiety, Trauma, Moods and Substance Abuse – December, 2016

Treating Affairs and Trauma:  Helping Couples Heal and Rebuild Trust, Gottman Institute – October, 2016

Clinical Supervision: A Competency Based Approach – May, 2016

Diagnosing and Treating Personality Disorders – May, 2016

Legal and Ethical Risks and Risk Management in Professional Psychological Practice-   April, 2016

Ethics and Risk Management in the Age of the Affordable Care Act – April, 2015

Understanding and Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – April, 2015

Completing the Mental Status Exam – March, 2015

Suicide and Self-Mutilation – January, 2015

Tammy accepts a limited number patients who pay a significantly reduced rate due to financial reasons.  Please ask for more information if this is your situation.

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