Women Who Run the Show

Tamara Thebert, MFT
Co-Founder, CEO, Instructor

Tamara Thebert, MFT is the CEO, Co-Founder, and an Instructor at Inner Science Institute. She uses her 17+ years of experience to support clinicians to deepen and expand their self-awareness by learning from the inside out.

Tamara holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies with a concentration in Art and Psychology from Knox College, a Master’s Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies, and a Certification in Hypnotherapy (Spiritual Counseling emphasis) from Foundation of the Sacred Stream. She is currently enrolled in Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield’s Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, a two-year training in awareness and compassion-based practices.

Tamara has training and certificates in integral counseling psychology, neurobiologically-informed trauma treatment, mindful self-compassion, meditation, spiritual counseling, energy medicine, women’s spirituality, grief and bereavement, shamanic counseling, ecopsychology, and permaculture. Since 2004, she has studied and trained in spiritual and psychological traditions from all over the globe and teaches spiritual principles and practices specifically tailored to improve mental and emotional health and spiritual awakening.

In her private practice Tamara specializes in helping women recognize & amplify inner resources to recover from trauma, anxiety, stress, and distress while attending to the important relationships in their lives.

To find out more about her psychotherapy practice, go to www.psychospiritualcounseling.net.

Tamara offers mindfulness-based clinical consultation via Zoom. For more information, go to www.psychospiritualcounseling.net/mindfulness-based-consultation/.

Deborah Yarock
DEBORAH YAROCK (she/her/they/them)
Co-Founder, Instructor, Clinical Consultant

Deborah Yarock, MFT is a Co-Founder, Instructor, and Clinical Consultant at Inner Science Institute. She uses her 39+ years of experience to help clinicians address impasses that emerge from transference-countertransference interactions, with particular expertise in navigating ethical dilemmas, power dynamics, oppression/internalized oppression, and personal/professional boundaries.

She holds a Masters Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies and has served as a counselor, therapist, supervisor, and instructor in a variety of community-based, educational, and private practice settings in the San Francisco Bay Area.

She has degrees and training in integral counseling psychology, psychological process work, re-evaluation counseling, and extensive experience in all phases of addiction treatment. As an adjunct professor, she has taught graduate and undergraduate psychology courses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 1995, while teaching and mentoring pre-professionals in the field of community mental health, Deborah expanded services by developing and running practicum sites. She has also created avenues to advance cultural competency, address stress and vicarious trauma, and encourage comprehensive grief support.

Throughout her career, Deborah has respected and addressed the practical realities of life alongside deeper identity and soul-searching aspects of therapeutic work. To find out more about her psychotherapy practice, go to www.deborahyarockmft.com.

In order to accommodate busy and complex schedules, Deborah offers clinical consultations via phone. For more information, go to https://deborahyarockmft.com/clinical-supervision/.

Feel free to contact Deborah today for a consultation or to explore ways she might be able to help you in your work: 510-214-6951 or deborah@innerscience.net.

Clinical Consultant

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SUSAN “QUASI” KING (she/her)
Clinical Consultant

Susan “Quasi” King, CAS is a Clinical Consultant at Inner Science Institute and uses her 31+ years of experience as a certified addiction specialist in community mental health. She uses her experience to support clinicians with processing countertransference reactions and impasses when confronted with clients’ addictive behaviors and navigating the relationship between pain management medication and recovery. Quasi has particular expertise in developing assessment and treatment planning for clients with dual diagnosis who need a unique approach tailored to the severity of their experience. Quasi is also quite skilled at collaborating with psychiatrists and medical professionals when faced with challenges and systemic obstacles.

In her private practice, she has been expanding her work to include spiritual counseling, trauma-informed recovery, and enjoys relationship counseling with queer couples, polyamorous, and other non-traditional families as well as interracial, bi-racial, multiracial couples and blended families. Quasi has a special love for children and centers their safety and needs when considering the family dynamics.

Quasi offers consultations for professionals and pre-professional via phone and video. Feel free to contact her today for a consultation, to explore ways she might be able to help you in your work, or to provide training to your staff.

Contact Susan at susanking61@gmail.com or 415-926-8907.

For more information about her private practice, go to https://susankingintegrative.com.

For more information about consultation, go to https://susankingintegrative.com/consultation/.