Meet Our CEO

Tamar Draughn, LPC

CEO & Director of Integrative Medicine Certified Trauma Professional


Tamar is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Connecticut. She holds her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University in Maryland and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland. In 2004, she began her work in therapy with military families of the US Army in Europe.

As the CEO & Director of Integrative Medicine, Tamar provides trauma and stress recovery through mind-body techniques. She’s also a thought leader in designing and operating diverse clinical and therapeutic community-based programming.

A dedicated practitioner, Tamar has achieved her goal of creating optimal treatments for her clientele by founding Phoenix Professional Services in East Hartford, Connecticut, in 2013. Phoenix Professional Services provides an array of social impact and holistic services such as trauma-focused mental health counseling, community development, and corporate wellness.

Tamar is known for her arsenal of mind-body strategies, as she utilizes over a decade of training, learned experience, innovation, and discernment to create impactful programs.

Tamar’s training and certifications include Reiki Master Teacher, Holographic Sound Healer, Meditation Teacher, Breath-Work facilitator, Certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator, Women’s Leadership, NLP Coaching, Life Coaching, RYT 200, and more. Aside from her trauma-focused clinical and mindfulness skills, she’s trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Re-Processing Therapy and R-Tep / G-Tep.

Meet Victor

Victor Acevedo, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Victor, a seasoned LCSW in Connecticut, brings over 15 years of comprehensive clinical and leadership experience to his practice. His passion lies in guiding adults towards a more fulfilling life, employing a blend of TF-CBT and Sound Healing to foster emotion regulation, self-awareness, and emotional growth. Renowned for his expertise in trauma-focused interventions, Victor also excels in promoting work-life balance techniques. With a tranquil and professional demeanor, he creates a supportive space for healing. Beyond his therapeutic roles, Victor’s talents extend to music, art, and refurbishment, adding a unique dimension to his holistic approach to wellness. As a committed director, Victor aims to equip emerging therapists with the tools for self-care and financial stability, shaping the future of mental health care.

Meet Nahian

Nahian Rashid, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Hello there! I’m a Licensed Master Social Worker with a rich background in supporting individuals across various stages of life—from adults navigating substance use challenges to adolescents finding their way. My expertise spans both individual and group therapy settings, where I’m deeply committed to advocating for my clients’ needs and ensuring they receive the care they deserve. Passionate about fostering emotional well-being, I strive to provide quality services that empower and uplift. Outside of work, you’ll find me curled up with my beloved cats, diving into the pages of a good book. Let’s journey towards healing and growth together!

Working with us starts with a free 15-minute phone consultation. We’ll talk about what you’re looking for, and we’ll tell you whether we think we are a good fit for you. You can request a consultation by call, text, email or by filling out a form below. 

Phone number: 860-206-7144

We accept private pay, Husky, and Anthem