Dementia Counselor Tami Anastasia
Tami Anastasia is an Alzheimer’s and dementia counselor and educator, providing one-on-one caregiver support, guidance and strategies to help make the dementia journey easier on the caregiver. Tami holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and has Certificates in Gerontology and End-of-Life. She is the author of Essential Strategies for the Dementia Caregiver: Learning to PACE Yourself.
In addition to her work as a dementia counselor and consultant, Tami facilitates dementia caregiver support groups and conducts educational workshops and personalized one-on-one educational sessions. She also works with people with dementia and provides cognitive and physical stimulation. She is a frequent speaker at professional and community organizations, senior retirement communities, memory care and assisted living communities, health and wellness conferences, local colleges, and public health libraries. Tami has been a guest on local television and radio shows and has published several articles on health and wellness.
M.A. in Counseling from Santa Clara University
Certified Senior Advisor
Certificate in Gerontology
Certificate in End of Life
You’re not alone. Tami is here to support you and help you achieve the best possible quality of life for you and your loved one throughout the dementia journey. She knows firsthand the challenges, demands, frustrations, conflicting emotions, and responsibilities of caring for a loved one with dementia.
Tami is passionate about making the dementia journey as loving, meaningful, supportive, and compassionate as possible. Combining her unique six-point process for dementia care with her knowledge and expertise in behavioral analysis, she develops personalized care strategies, tools, and action plans for each individual situation regardless of how difficult the situation is.
With nearly a lifetime in the health and wellness industry, Tami has been providing dementia counseling and wellness services for over 25 years. As the owner of TAMS Wellness Studio, Tami merged the two disciplines of counseling and personal training to provide people of all ages, sizes, and fitness levels the physical and emotional support necessary to overcome resistant behavior and make healthy lifestyle changes. Tami is the author of the groundbreaking exercise book Toward A Magnificent Self: The Exercise Book For Every Body, which provides realistic solutions on how to overcome personal exercise barriers.
In 2012, Tami expanded her private practice to provide support, guidance and care strategies for families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s and dementia. She has become an expert in helping dementia caregivers navigate the day-to-day demands and responsibilities. Her primary focus as a dementia counselor is to improve the quality of life for the caregiver and the person living with dementia.
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