Tiana Pendley

Tiana Pendley is an associate Marriage Family Therapist. She graduated from Fresno Pacific University, Summa Cum Laude with a BA degree in Psychology and graduated with distinction from University of Phoenix with a Master of Science in Counseling Marriage, Family and Child Therapy. Tiana has worked over 8 years for nonprofits/mental health field and with high needs and underserved populations: foster care/at-risk-youth, TAY (transitional aged youth), CSEC, LGBTQIA2S+, substance abuse, and homeless (youth and families). She has dedicated using her expertise in case management, training/supervising staff, and operating nonprofit programs to provide services for mental health needs to: children/youth, individuals, families, and couples, of various backgrounds and walks of life. Tiana has education and experience in conflict resolution, mediation, and trauma informed care.

“My approach in therapy is to help my clients help themselves and offer support to empower them to take action and develop solutions to their specific needs. Some evidence practices I utilize are: CBT, DBT, Solution-focused, Reality Therapy/Choice Theory, and Polyvagal approach. I have years of experience working with the LGBTQIA2S+ and substance abuse communities.”

“As your therapist, it would be privileged to assist you in guiding you through the difficulties of life, identifying and turn challenges into opportunities of growth, and assisting with mind, body, and spirit wellness.”