About Tara Smith, MSW
Tara is a mediator, therapist, and divorce coach who is devoted to the mission of alternative dispute resolution. She has successfully mediated, coordinated, and evaluated a diverse range of cases and specializes in family restructuring. Tara is also a speaker on topics of alternative dispute resolution, effective parenting plan creation, and parenting. She facilitates groups for children of divorce and counsels individuals, families, and couples coping with life's stress, relationship challenges, mental illness, and family restructuring. She received her training in divorce mediation from Northwestern University. She also has a master's degree in social work from Aurora University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. She receives ongoing training to offer the most evidenced-based, advanced interventions with warmth, compassion, empathy, and non-judgement.