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Melba Tatum

LCSW

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Contact Information

281-769-2238 ext. 615

Certifications

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

#13694

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Specialties

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Insurance Accepted

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Biography

Melba Tatum has more than 30 years of experience providing mental health services to children, teens, couples, and families. She has worked in a variety of settings including school-based clinics, in-patient hospitals, out-patient environments and employee assistance programs (EAP). She also worked in the private sector as an independent psychotherapist and owner of a day center for adults with mental illness.
In addition, Melba has supervised fellow therapists, managed patient crisis situations, and served in health care management and administrative roles. Her experience includes an ADHD specialization and the implementation of programs and systems designed to improve patient care. Additionally, tapping into on line tools, Melba has created mental health videos and biogs that put information on parenting, emotional being and ADHD within easy reach for parents, teachers and school counselors.
Whether serving as a mental health therapist, auditor or administrator, Melba is focused on being a strong advocate for her clients and ensuring that each receives the best quality of care possible.
Melba is a graduate of Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana. She holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, Massachusetts. Additionally, she participated in clinical internships at both Emory University's George Mental Health Institute and the Family Service Agency in Atlanta, Georgia.
Professional Licenses and Membership:
Licensed Clinical Worker-Supervisor by the State Texas #013694
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor by the State of Texas #2440
Certified Anger Resolution Therapist (CART) vice Provider
ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Provider
National Association Social Workers
Melba enjoys traveling, spending time with family, physical fitness and volunteering. Melba is thrilled to be a part of the Clearhope Counseling & Wellness leadership team where she can continue to help those in her community.

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