A group facilitator and clinical supervisor to counsellors and counselling course trainees, Tara is an experienced psychotherapist and clinical supervisor. She runs workshops in Gestalt, sandplay, breathwork and inner child work, offering her services mostly in the Raglan and Hamilton areas.

Tara sees life and work in a holistic way. She has lived in communities all over the world, experiencing the diversity of different cultures. From when she was a child she has always reached out to people she met on her journey. She has a deep commitment to spiritual growth work and for people to reach their fullest potential.

A counsellor and therapist since 1986, Tara is registered with the Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand and is a member of the NZ Association of Counsellors. She has assisted with the running of a Training Group in Hamilton, for the Gestalt Institute of New Zealand. Tara established and then managed a "Special Needs" Preschool in Opotiki, before moving to Hamilton. She currently practices in Hamilton and in Raglan. In Raglan near Te Uku, she runs a centre, for personal development called New Grove.

The picture shows Tara standing in her Sandplay room in front of some of her collection of sandplay figurines. (Photo courtesy of Tara's son Pieter ten Broek.)