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Get to know Tam

About Dr. Tam
(she/her)

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Dr. Tam (she/her) is the founder of Empire Wellness Group - a boutique practice where she provides DEI&B consultation and training, psychotherapy, and supervision.

Dr. Tam is a published practitioner-scholar, most recently on Cultural Humility, the Cultural Formulation Interview, and First-generation College Students. 

She has presented locally and nationally on cultural humility, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and working with first-generation college students. 

Education:

  • Doctor of Social Work - Rutgers University

  • Master of Science in Social Work - Columbia University

  • Bachelor of Arts - Rutgers University

Licensure and certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

    • New Jersey

    • New York

  • School Social Worker Certificate - New Jersey​

  • Certified Social Work Clinical Supervisor - New Jersey

  • Certified therapist in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD

Publications:

  • Rovitto, T. L. (2021). Narratives and Assets: Enhancing counseling center clinicians’ knowledge and skills in working with first-generation college students. Journal of First-generation Student Success. 10.1080/26906015.2021.1985929

 

  • Rovitto, T. L. (2020). (Cultural) Humility in Practice: Engaging First-Generation College Students. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy. 10.1080/87568225.2020.1819924

She has over 15 years of professional experience including:

  • Princeton University, School of Public and International Affairs - Graduate student life and co-curricular programming. 

  • Rutgers-Counseling Center where she manages and supervises staff and trainees in group psychotherapy. 

  • The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in NYC

  • District Council 37 (the largest public employee union in NYC)

 Dr. Tam’s professional area of interest include:

  • working with individuals and communities of color

  • training emergent clinicians

  • diversity and inclusion workshops

  • first-generation college students, graduates, and professionals.

  • advocating to destigmatize mental health in marginalized communities

Dr. Tam was involved at the national level in Social Work training programs in Counseling Centers.

When not working, you'll find her cooking and trying new food, traveling, gardening, crafting, or spending time with her family & friends.  

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