Tammy Jolivette, Doctoral Student
Tammy Jolivette, is currently a Ph.D. candidate and is working on her Clinical Psychology doctorate under the supervision of Dr. Adriane Barroso. She received her master’s degree in Psychology from Walden University.
Tammy has experience and training in diagnosis and psychological treatment of mental, behavioral, and emotional illnesses, including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She also has been trained in diagnosis and treatment of learning disabilities, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. Her background includes experience in assessments, diagnosis, and treatment of children, adults, and adolescents with a variety of emotional and behavioral difficulties. Additionally, she is passionate about providing therapeutic support to people of color and helping to break the stigma of mental illness. She is also researching the psychological impact that hair discrimination has on people with textured hair, which is the context of her dissertation.
Her goal as a therapist is to create a safe space for expression, trust, and inspiration for people. Currently, Tammy is also working on her training in psychoanalysis and other humanistic approaches under the supervision of Dr. Adriane Barroso and is eager to expand her training in research as a Clinical Psychologist.