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Tara Palma, MSW, LSW
Adult Social Worker


Tara received her bachelor’s degree as a social work major from Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey. She continued to complete her master’s degree at Rutgers University in social work and graduated from the Addictions Counselor Training (ACT) Program along with a minor in psychology. Tara is a licensed social worker (LSW), pursuing a license to become a clinical social worker (LCSW) and a licensed alcohol and drug clinician (LCADC). Tara has experience in multiple substance abuse and mental health settings. She has experience working in different levels of care such as Residential, partial-hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient and buprenorphine maintenance.

In her own words: “I utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities to help clients achieve stability and the ability to function without substances. I love working in the mental health and addictions field because of my ability to help people to help themselves reach their highest potential, combining different therapeutic modalities with empathy, boundaries, and unconditional positive regard.”