Tanya Younce, M.Ed., LPCC


About Tanya

SHP3I am a Northern Virginia native who moved to Cincinnati in 1992, following my brother who’d joined a rock band here. I ended up staying and have been providing therapy for 20 years in a number of mental health settings ever since! I earned my Master’s degree in Counseling from Xavier University and became an independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in 2004.

Challenging others to grow and find a life that makes them happier is what is at the heart of my work as a therapist.  Because I’ve been through several life transitions of my own and have found peace and deeper meaning, I enjoy helping clients (particularly women 35+) who are struggling with one or more life obstacles — whether it’s marital conflict, feeling lost as a parent, questioning a career choice, or those who simply want MORE out of life. I have a very warm and relaxed energy and I excel at helping men, women, and couples finally pinpoint what it is that’s not working and then assisting them in developing new solutions to get their lives back on track.


Master of Education Degree (M.Ed.) in Agency and Community Counseling – Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH) 1997
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in Psychology – James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) 1989

Professional Activities and Memberships

American Counseling Association (ACA)

National Association for Professional Women


My first visit with Tanya was like meeting my long lost best friend.  She was so easy to get acquainted with and it was so easy to be open and honest with her.  She is my rock, as she maintains neutrality yet provides guidance on how to view situations differently.  She helps me manage life events and continue to stay positive.  Tanya is authentic and professional.  She has a memory of an elephant; she never writes anything down when you are there, yet remembers everything you say.

I wish I had had the courage to have started with Tanya earlier in my life, as she has become one of the most beneficial characters in my life’s mini-series, for my overall well-being. – Samantha