Kaati holds a master’s degree in social work and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Utah. She has been in private practice since 2010 and is also a medical social worker at the local children’s hospital. Kaati also has extensive experience in counseling for ethnically diverse individuals and families, especially Pacific Islander, Asian and South American cultures.
Kaati [Cot-tee] Tarr is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in individual, group and family therapy, based in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
Her clients are families and individuals interested in learning how to make permanent, positive changes in their lives. Kaati’s methods are strength-based and help identify the obstacles that prevent you from being your “best self.”
Common discussion topics include life transitions, anxiety, depression, grief and relationship issues. Kaati specializes in helping clients improve relationships and managing emotions to help improve their overall quality of life.
Kaati is DBT informed and provides individual therapy to those seeking to obtain DBT skills. She also works with community partners to provide a DBT skills group as needed. Anyone looking to be more effective in managing their emotions, interacting with others, and increasing mindfulness would benefit from these skills.