Psychology Resources

Tad Sumner, L.C.S.W., CDCI, MAC

Tad was born and raised in Alaska. He grew up near Girdwood and commercial fished in Kenai during the summers with his family.

Tad has over seventeen years of experience working with both adolescents and adults with a wide range of issues including: depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, stress, behavioral problems, emotional management, anger management, life transitions, Autism, men and women issues and substance abuse.  He also facilitates social skills groups for teenagers who experience Autism.  Tad is also an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  Prior to joining Psychology Resources, Tad was the clinical director of the Volunteers of America ARCH residential program for teenagers with substance addictions and mental health issues.

Tad enjoys the Alaskan outdoors and believes it is an important part of his own mental health. He enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, riding his motorcycle, hiking, rock climbing, snowmobiling, traveling, spending time with his family, wife, young daughter, and dog.