Hello I’m Barbara Tatum, LPC (Affiliate Clinician)
Barbara has experience supporting and empowering children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She is committed to partnering together authentically to help solve and resolve personal, interpersonal, family, career and other mental health changes that impact functioning. Barbara specializes in the areas of anxiety, depression, anger management, stress management, self-image, self-esteem, school problems, interpersonal relationships, divorce, grief, family conflict, parenting, life transitions, crisis intervention, and substance abuse. Barbara utilizes an integrative wellness model to diagnose, counsel and implement treatment. Her theoretical framework is based in contemporary psychodynamic therapeutic interventions, solution focused therapy, the nurtured heart approach, cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based practices. Barbara also truly enjoys integrating creative arts therapies such as music!
Barbara has six years of experience working as a clinician within Monmouth County. Currently, Barbara is an Affiliate Clinician in the private practice of Meredith O’Brien, LCSW in Red Bank, New Jersey where she provides individual and family services to children, adolescents and adults. She is also supporting children and families as an intensive in-community clinician for Platinum Counseling, LLC. Prior to these pursuits, Barbara worked as a Crisis Intervention Specialist at CPC Behavioral Healthcare’s Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization Program; provided short term pre-treatment substance abuse counseling support to teens at both Red Bank Regional High School and Keansburg High School through the Project Insight Program; provided care management support to the child and adolescent psychiatrists at CPC Behavioral Healthcare’s Outpatient Program in Red Bank, NJ; and provided substance abuse counseling to adolescents and adults through the Addiction Recovery Services Program at CPC Behavioral Healthcare in Red Bank, NJ.
Barbara’s goal is to provide a positive, motivating, sincere, and authentic counseling experience to all individuals. Barbara seeks to learn from the individuals she supports and share her own knowledge, skills, tools, and resources. She works hard to integrate prevention, action, psychoeducation, and advocacy into her practice. Barbara’s goals also include promoting and supporting linkages to supports beyond counseling that would enhance each persons’ optimal health, wellness, growth and development. These include healthy living choices such as nutrition, exercise, socialization, recreation and play. Barbara strives daily to meet the needs and goals of the individuals she supports so that they can find connection, meaning, and fulfillment in their lives.
Hello I’m Carianne D'Oriano, LPC (Affiliate Clinician)
Carianne's goal as a therapist is to help improve your overall mood and increase your ability to deal with life stressors with more positive outlets. Carianne believes that it is important to feel comfortable and trust your therapist in order to make positive changes in your life. Carianne has experience working in the school, community, and outpatient settings. Carianne is eclectic in her theoretical orientation which helps her focus on each individual’s unique experiences and goals while providing treatment. Carianne believes it is important to provide a nurturing and solution focused environment as a therapist. Carianne incorporates motivational interviewing, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, mindfulness, and family therapy in her practice. Carianne has experience working in the following areas: anxiety, family conflict, mood disorders, stress management, parenting skills, ADHD, crisis intervention, substance abuse, depression, trauma, loss, and other life changing events.
Currently, Carianne is an Affiliate Clinician in the private practice of Meredith O’Brien, LCSW in Red Bank, New Jersey where she provides individual and family services to children, adolescents and adults. Carianne is also supporting children and families as a Crisis Intervention Specialist for Mobile Response through CPC Behavioral Healthcare. Carianne has worked as a Primary Therapist for Princeton House Behavioral Healthcare at NuView Academy and an Intensive In-Community Therapist for The Community YMCA.
Hello I’m Tatiana Grant, LPC, NCC (Affiliate Clinician)
Tatiana specializes in the areas of: anxiety, depression, anger management, emotional/behavioral dysregulation, self-esteem, self-care, school problems, ADHD and parenting skills. Tatiana’s theoretical framework are an eclectic mix of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Child Centered Play Therapy and Mindfulness techniques. Using an eclectic approach allows Tatiana to individualize her client’s treatment goals.
Tatiana has experience working with children as young as three years old, adolescents and families. She has experience in providing in home services, community supports, outpatient and school based services. Ms. Grant also has experience presenting mental health materials to the community. Tatiana is proficient in Spanish.
Tatiana is a major advocate of self care, when she is not counseling she enjoys running and other forms of exercising. Tatiana is an Affiliate Clinician in the private practice of Meredith O’Brien & Affiliates, LLC in Red Bank, New Jersey where she provides individual and family services to children and adolescents.