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Taryn Zweygardt
Mental Health Professional
Wichita, Kansas
7 years of experience
5.0
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About me

Taryn specializes in treating women adjusting to challenges related to conception, pregnancy or motherhood. Taryn works to help women fight unrealistic expectations and embrace being imperfect; to feel empowered, not powerless. She enjoys using humor and compassion to help clients work through challenges. As a mother of three children herself, Taryn is able to relate to women and moms on a personal and professional level. She aims to help create a safe, nonjudgmental space for women to heal and be heard.

Education

Bachelor in Social Welfare from University of Kansas (2013)

Masters in Social Work from Wichita State University (2015)

Certification and training

Certified in Perinatal Mental Health (2021)

Memberships and affiliations

Postpartum Support International

Credentials
LSCSW
Specialties
Anxiety and Depression Birth Trauma Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy Evidence-Based Therapy Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy Grief and Loss Infertility Life Transitions Mental Health Mood Disorders Motivational Interviewing Parenting Parenting Support Perinatal and Infant Loss Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Perinatal Mood Disorders Postpartum Depression Postpartum Life Pregnancy Complications Pregnancy Loss Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum Therapy Psychotherapy Reproductive Mental Health Strengths-Based Therapy Support in Pregnancy Loss Telehealth
Languages

English

Accepted insurances
Aetna Better Health Aetna Ambetter Blue Choice Health Plan Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas Cenpatico Medicaid Meritain Health Optum Health ProviDRs Care (WPPA) Sunflower Health Plan UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
Service introduction

You find yourself anxiously checking your ovulation calendar and the words "Not Pregnant" pierce you. Maybe you appear to love this new motherhood gig but question whether this is really for you. Perhaps the hope of being a parent is lost after the death of a child. You find it hard to ask for help. You feel alone. You're having trouble remembering who you were before all this. Your patience is paper thin and the anger feels uncontrollable. The intrusive thoughts can be overwhelming, and your tears can be turned on and off like a bathroom sink. This shit is hard. You thought this was supposed to be the happiest time of your life. I specialize in treating women adjusting to challenges related to pregnancy or motherhood. The journey to motherhood and beyond isn’t always smooth sailing. I want to help women fight unrealistic expectations and embrace being imperfect; to feel empowered, not powerless. I enjoy using humor and compassion to help clients work through challenges. During my own postpartum experience, I found myself drowning in depression and anxiety and wearing a fake smile most days. I know what it's like to feel lost, but you too can find yourself again. My goal is to help create a safe, nonjudgmental space for women to heal and be heard. "You are not a mess, you are a feeling person, in a messy world". G. Doyle

Ratings and reviews
Average
5.0
# of Reviews
1
5.0

Taryn is really approachable and helps support me during the parenthood phase of life. She connected me to resources, shared guidance, and her use of humor makes sessions really valuable.

- Taylor U.