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Meet Tara T. Stallings


Dr. Tara Tanksley-Stallings a native of Augusta, Georgia,  She has a BA in Psychology and an MA in Professional Counseling, Master Certified Christian Life Coach, Board Certified Mental Health Coach, Licensed Master Cosmetologist, Certified Grief and Anger Managment Specialist and Serial Entrepreneur.

Tara is the owner of Destiny Life Management Group, LLC. She is a youth and women’s mentor, facilitator, Master Certified Christian Life Coach, Board Certified Mental Health Coach, Certified Girls Circle Facilitator, Founder of the Essence of Lillie Foundation, and author of the book “Ladies” Let's Talk Life, Lies, Love and Relationships and Let Talk Breaking Unwanted Cycles " A Guide to Living a More Fulfilled Life".

Tara currently facilitates  Parent workshops for her local CSRA Head Start

Parent Program, facilitates Success Training Programs, for both youth and Adults; these programs offer a true pathway of light into the core of one’s past, present and future hurts, pains, failures or success.


Tara has been mentoring women for the past 29 years. She is currently a youth minister and counselor with Restoration Ministries International, working very closely with the youth and women who have experienced traumatic issues. She works with her local school district facilitating groups for at risk youth. She has experienced many life-changing ordeals throughout her years; changes which caused pain, hurt, shame, rejection, redemption, revelation, but most importantly a real relationship with God.


These circumstances and events helped to shape, mold and develop her into the person she is today. This has given her the ability to holistically relate to people of different social, ethic, and economical backgrounds

This gift allows people to release their anxieties; reveal past hurts and disappointments therefore leading to them express their true emotions. Her goal is to reveal and destroy the strongholds and mentalities placed on people.


Tara has a passion to reach women young and old encouraging them to become the women they are predestined to be. She is on a constant quest for wisdom revelation and knowledge. She is a woman of purpose, power, and destiny.

Girls Circle Certified Facilitator

Girls circle is a evidence based program through the Girls Circle helps girls, ages 13-18, who are victims of substance, alcohol, sexual abuse. I facilitate circles for schools, girl group homes, and youth groups.

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