Taína Collazo


Dr. Taína Collazo (she, her, hers) approaches therapy through the lens of trauma-informed care. She promotes healing and recovery through safety, trust, choice, collaboration, and empowerment. She is a dedicated integrative therapist focused on supporting your journey to being the best authentic version of yourself. She assists clients in gaining strategies to navigate life’s challenges and transitions. Rooted in a client-centered, humanistic approach, Dr. Collazo sees the client as the true expert in their own life. She focuses on the client’s strength and resilience and believes the therapeutic relationship should be one of authenticity, collaboration, safety, and support.

Dr. Collazo has a wide variety of clinical experience working with anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, abuse, trauma, addiction, grief, self-harm/suicidal ideation, substance/alcohol use, dual disorder of substance use/mental health, personality disorders (e.g., Borderline Personality Disorder) and group therapy. She enjoys working with LGBTQIA2S+ and BIPOC clients.

Dr. Collazo integrates techniques from evidence-based treatment modalities such as Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness Self-Compassion practices.

Dr. Collazo believes: “Doing what is best for you is never selfish.”

Dr. Collazo is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor’s School of Social Work’s Master of Social Work (MSW) Program in Interpersonal Practice in Integrated Health, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse. Dr. Collazo holds a PLMHP and PCMSW and is working toward her LADC licensure. Dr. Collazo is an RYT 200 and RCYT-certified yoga instructor and has obtained mindfulness and self-compassion training from Mindful Schools. Dr. Collazo earned an honorary bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She received her MA in Early Childhood Development and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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