Travis Tanner, PhD

Social Work Intern

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6363 St Charles Ave.
Campus Box 200
New Orleans LA 70118
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Short Bio

 Travis J. Tanner is a social work intern for the University Counseling Center. He holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Irvine and is currently a candidate in the Masters of Social Work Program at Tulane University, where he also teaches in the English Department. His teaching has put him in contact with students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds who have shaped his teaching philosophy of respect for the dignity and worth of each person. Travis approaches his work with clients from the same set of principles. As a psychodynamically informed clinician, he helps clients understand their motivations, manage their emotions, and overcome patterns of behavior that cause frustration and unhappiness in their life. His areas of interest include depression, anxiety, assertiveness and agency, LGBTQ issues, insight and creativity.