Why do I do what I do?

I beleive life is more rewarding when we live by design rather than by default!

About Me

Dr. Tanner has been counseling individuals and couples for more than twenty years; first as an ordained minister. In 2005, he and his wife founded HealingChoice Ministries as an organization that serves ministry families, helping them to develop healthy marriages, healthy relationships, healthy ministries. 

In 2014, Dr. Tanner opened a private practice, HealingChoice Family Therapy, in Lubbock, Tx and began serving as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Continuing to grow his practice, he began supervising student interns and post-grad associates. He now has a group practice, serves as a supervisor for TX-MFT Associates and as an AAMFT supervisor. 

Planning the Practice is an extension of the work he has been doing for more than 30 years. In business, ministry, therapy, and leading a university department, he has learned how to reduce overwhelm in order to stay focused on his growth goals. 

Specialties: Counseling, Speaking, Teaching, Employer Relations, University Career Office Counseling, Non-Profits, Career and Professional Development, Academic Research, Consulting, & Student Affairs.