Tam (she/her) is the founder of Empire Wellness Group - a boutique practice where she provides psychotherapy, supervision, and consultation/training.
Tam is dually licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New Jersey and New York.
Tam earned her BA in Psychology and Sociology from Rutgers University and Master of Science from Columbia University School of Social Work.
Tam’s 15+ years of professional experience includes the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), District Council 37 (the largest public employee union in NYC), and Rutgers-Counseling Center. Most recently at Rutgers, in a leadership role, Tam manages and supervises staff and trainees in group psychotherapy.
Tam’s professional area of interest include:
working with individuals and communities of color,
training emergent clinicians,
diversity and inclusion workshops,
advocating to destigmatize mental health in marginalized communities.
Tam has presented locally and nationally on cultural humility, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and working with first-generation college students.
Tam also published scholarship on Peer Reviewed Journals