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Tracey Guard,
MS, CSOTP

Email: tguard@insightactiontherapy.com

Tracey has been working with adolescents, adults, and families for over twenty years. Her professional career began with the Juvenile Justice System where she worked as a Juvenile Probation Officer and an Assistant Director with the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. Upon completing her Masters degree in Psychology, she became a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider. She completes psychosexual evaluations on individuals who have sexually offended, facilitates treatment groups for sexual offenders, and gives expert testimony in state and federal court around issues of sexual offending. Tracey has also worked as the Director of a private counseling group managing several clinicians that provided in home counseling services and comprehensive substance abuse services. Tracey’s experience also includes assisting adolescents and their families around truancy for Fairfax County Public Schools.

She is currently enrolled in PhD Counseling program in order to obtain licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Tracey has extensive experience working with adolescents demonstrating acting out and high-risk behaviors. She has facilitated sex offender treatment groups, substance abuse, anger management, and domestic violence groups. She enjoys working with law enforcement and has a special interest in women experiencing fertility difficulties.

Tracey’s approach to counseling is solution focused and goal directed. She has a direct style, which assists individuals in gaining insight to their difficulties so that they can “get it done” and move on to optimum emotional health. She believes that there are many paths to relief when someone is struggling and will incorporate the most appropriate intervention to match her client’s needs.