Chief Executive Officer
West Yavapai Guidance Clinic
Tamara Player, LCSW, joined West Yavapai Guidance Clinic as the CEO in June 2019. She received her master’s in social work from the University of New England and a BA in Psychology from the University of Maine. Her career in mental health spans 27 years in four states.
Tamara began her career as a direct care provider in an adult residential facility, quickly transitioning to her clinical passion of providing in-home services to high-risk children. Wanting to improve the health-care system, Tamara transitioned into leadership roles, where she has dedicated over 15 years.
Tamara currently serves on the boards of MATFORCE and was recently elected to the Arizona Council of Human Services Provider Board. Tamara and her husband, Todd, live in Prescott with their two dogs and cat. They love the outdoors, hiking and traveling, especially to visit their adult children.