Humor Spirited, Highly Sensitive Warrior, Empath, Mindful Yogi, Art Lover, Grounding Anchor
Licensed Graduate Social Worker;
Masters of Social Work
West Virginia University
Trauma Focused- CBT
Bachelors of Arts | Special Ed & Visual Arts
West Virginia University
Areas of Expertise:
Individual, Couples, Families, Trauma, Grief, Dual Diagnosis, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Depression, Disabilities, & Women's Issues.
Art Therapy, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Person centered and strength-based approach, Positive Psychology & Cognitive Behavioral (CBT).
Everyone deserves a chance to sit in a space of love, allowing for the best version of one’s self regardless of life experience. In our own way, we all go through times where we need to be understood, authentically cared about, and supported in a non-judgmental way. We do not need to sit in darkness alone. It is valuable to empower ourselves with the support and healing required to live a meaningful, happy existence. Positive lifestyle change can be attained whether it’s through hiking, yoga, or counseling.
My role is to focus on person centered services facilitating an integral part of your journey to healing. Meeting in your present space and walking together to where you want to be. I will support you, and encourage you to tap into your inner strengths to grow and fully embrace self care. You have all the tools you need. Sometimes we just need help using them.
I am honored to join you on this journey. I hope to not only sit with you in the dark but also explore ways to activate the brain's joy center which helps bring contentment and protection. You have the ability and power to guide your services and utilize counseling as a tool in your own healing. I look forward to walking with you!
Painter, Yogi, Dog-mom, Cat-mom. Hiking Fanatic, Nature Lover
I am a life long learner and feel that every part of my journey has helped me, help others. I truly feel that is my purpose in life. I have spent my entire career serving the community through nonprofit work and mental health services working closely with diverse individuals ranging from those with profound disabilities, prenatal services to end of life care. My passion is love and empowerment. I believe we all have a gift that can be shared and through our own healing life can be fun. I spend my time loving my animals which are my children, laughing with my fiancé, and spending as much time as possible in nature and creating art.
Tiana Lasporgara is a Board Certified Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) in the state of West Virginia. Additionally, she completed Yoga Teacher training and Reiki. She focuses on empowering individuals with through their own healing. Finding intention and fun in our everyday lives as we push through to better ourselves. Tiana has extensive training in grief and end of life care through Hospice work. She earned her Masters of Social Work degree from West Virginia University where she specialized in the direct practice and mental health. The specialization is designed to assist with bringing mental health services to rural areas within West Virginia. Tiana's undergraduate degree in a combination of special education and visual arts which was also earned from West Virginia University. In addition to her E-Therapy Cafe clients, Tia is a dedicated clinician at Appalachian Life in the heart of the Mountain State.
Tia is currently accepting new clients, so feel free to contact us to set up an initial appointment or ask any questions you may have. She is very flexible when it comes to scheduling, and has more available appointment times available than what is listed on his calendar. She can be reached directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I used to think therapy didn't work. I had bad experiences in the past. Tia has now become such an important part of my life and changed my mind.