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Coercive Control and Gender-based Violence Services

Hire me to speak, consult, train, educate, cheerlead, ignite, & excite.

Professional Consultations

Dr. Tamara MC is available for consultations related to cults, high-control, or coercive situations with survivors, families, and professionals. These may be in person, by Zoom, phone or Skype. They are billed by the hour. Dr. Tamara MC is not a psychotherapist or attorney. She is a social scientist and educator and has been working in this field for more than 30 years.

Dr. Tamara MC does not do interventions.

Interviews

For journalists, social media outlets, radio, films, documentaries, podcasts, and others: Dr. Tamara MC is available for interviews on a variety of subjects, including cults, coercive and high-control situations, extremism, charismatic and narcissistic leaders, post-cult trauma and recovery, the negative impacts of homeschooling, child abuse and neglect, and gender-based violence including child/ forced marriage, polygamy, domestic violence, and human trafficking (labor and sex).

Interviews

For journalists, social media outlets, radio, films, documentaries, podcasts, and others: Dr. Tamara MC is available for interviews on a variety of subjects, including cults, coercive and high-control situations, extremism, charismatic and narcissistic leaders, post-cult trauma and recovery, the negative impacts of homeschooling, child abuse and neglect, and gender-based violence including child/ forced marriage, polygamy, domestic violence, and human trafficking (labor and sex).

Speaking Engagements

For in-person or virtual appearances, Dr. Tamara MC is available to present at domestic and international conferences. These can include educational, governmental, health-related, religious, as well as clubs and organizations.

Legal Consultations/Expert Witness

Dr. Tamara MC is an excellent resource for cases involving cult related issues, parental alienation, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, religious and extremism, polygamy, and homeschooling.

Legal Consultations/Expert Witness

Dr. Tamara MC is an excellent resource for cases involving cult related issues, parental alienation, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, religious and extremism, polygamy, and homeschooling.

Teaching

Dr. Tamara MC is available to lead educational learning courses on Zoom for survivors of cults and abusive relationships on topics related to their recovery. Courses focus on deepening the participants’ understanding of their experiences from a cult- and trauma-informed perspective. 

Transition Cheerleading

Dr. Tamara MC is here to cheerlead you through your transition. Have you recently divorced, moved, had a baby, become an empty nester, changed careers, returned from extensive travel, lost a loved one, lost custody of you children, changed diets, lifestyles, transitioned from student to professional, lost a home, changed your relationship status, changed your financial status, and gone through a midlife unraveling?

Dr. Tamara MC is here for you, assisting in the many ways you desire extra support. She encourages you through your next exciting chapter. Transition coaching is for anyone going through or who has gone through a transition and needs extra love. She is here to help you navigate unknown waters. She will stand by your side as a best friend would–with love, care, and compassion.

Transition Cheerleading

Dr. Tamara MC is here to cheerlead you through your transition. Have you recently divorced, moved, had a baby, become an empty nester, changed careers, returned from extensive travel, lost a loved one, lost custody of you children, changed diets, lifestyles, transitioned from student to professional, lost a home, changed your relationship status, changed your financial status, and gone through a midlife unraveling?

Dr. Tamara MC is here for you, assisting in the many ways you desire extra support. She encourages you through your next exciting chapter. Transition coaching is for anyone going through or who has gone through a transition and needs extra love. She is here to help you navigate unknown waters. She will stand by your side as a best friend would–with love, care, and compassion.

Holocaust Training

You can hire Dr. Tamara MC to come into your school or organization to share her story and knowledge about the Holocaust. Session generally last between 50-90 minutes. They appropriate for middle schoolers, high schoolers, and can be adopted for elementary school.

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Middle East Peace Activist

Dr. Tamara MC’s #1 life’s goal is to find peace in the Middle East. She is relentless in her passion to leave the Middle East more peaceful than she found it.

Peace, Love, and Joy Consultant

Through all of the unexpected challenges we have in life, there is only one thing we have control of– our attitude. As someone who has traversed many thorny patches, Dr. Tamara MC is here to teach you methods to find more peace, love, and joy in your own lives.

Holocaust Trainer

Dr. Tamara MC grew up as the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. Nothing matters to her more than ensuring another Holocaust never happens again for any group of people, Hire her to speak to your group about the Holocaust from her unique 3G (third-generation) perspective.

Language, Culture, and Identity Expert

Dr. Tamara MC has more than 25+ years experience studying and working in the field of language, culture, and identity in the Middle East and beyond. She is here to answer your questions about topics that need more in-depth knowledge to understand.

Creative Arts Consultant

Art heals. Period. Let’s discuss ways you can incorporate creativity into your own lives and organizations.

Writer

Dr. Tamara MC has numerous books she has written (about 20 at this point) that are waiting to be released into the world. She is awaiting her perfect agent and publisher. Are you he/she/them? In the meantime, she is available for readings, collaborations, musings.

Transition Cheerleader

Dr. Tamara MC is here to cheerlead you through your transition. She’s been through many transitions of her own. Allow her to act as a best friend would, supportive and caring. She supports your process as a loving guide.

International Educator

Dr. Tamara MC will travel the world and come to you. She will teach, train, and sprinkle your schools with magical pixie dust.

Muslim Jewish Love Promoter

Yup. Her Number Uno, beyond all other #1s is bringing peace, love, and joy between Jews and Muslims worldwide. Let’s get at it!!!

Teacher Trainer

Let Dr. Tamara MC train your teachers on how to be even more dynamic, creative, and loving leaders.

Speaker

Let Dr. Tamara MC speak to your group about the (1) Holocaust, (2) Peace in the Middle East, (3) Muslim Jewish Love, (4) International Education, (5) the Refugee/Immigrant Experience, and more. She is here to share her lifelong knowledge with you.

Gender & Women's Studies Expert

“I am Woman. Hear me Roar.” Let Dr. Tamara MC train your group in creating more inclusive, safe, and diverse spaces in your workplaces and beyond.

Dr. Tamara MC's a Contributor to Over 60 Outlets

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FAQ

How do you pronounce my name?

My name is pronounced:

“Tamara” like the sun will come out tomorrow.

“MC” like emcee, not McDonalds. 

My students often call me Doc MC, and you can too.

What is a Unicorn Activist?

Someone who believes in the magical strength of all girls, women, and female-identifying humans to live free in matriarchal magnificence.

 

And yes, I did make up this title. 

What's with all the pink? And Unicorns?

Pink is power. Unicorns represents our eternal search for magic. 

You deal with such a heavy topics but your website is so joyful. Why?

Joy is transgressive. Being joyful is activism.

 

“Joy and pain

Like sunshine and rain”

(From the lyrics of Rob Base.)

You mention girls and women. Are others welcome?

Absolutely!

 

This is an inclusive space, and anyone who supports our mission is welcome.

What's up with the Barbie theme?

I’ve loved Barbie since I was a little girl. She was able to do all the things I dreamed of before I was physically able. 

 

Barbie was my girl way before the movie premiered.

What do cults and unicorns have in common?

Absolutely nothing. That’s exactly why unicorns are the symbol of my brand and my website. Unicorns stand for freedom. 

Is Dr. Tamara MC a coach, counselor, psychologist?

No! She has no training or certificates in these areas, just a lifetime of experience. 

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