Dr. Tamiko Webb attended Tennessee State University where she received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Counseling Psychology. She later attended Trevecca Nazarene University where she received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Counseling, Teaching, and Supervision. During her doctoral internship she worked with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office where she provided mental health services to adult male inmates housed in a maximum-security facility. Upon completion of her internship, she was granted full permission to conduct her research study which examined Changes in Depression, Cognitive Distortions, and Self-Esteem as a Function of Change in Mindfulness Among Adult Male Inmates. Dr. Webb continues to work with the State of Tennessee and has been employed with the state for over 17 years. In her current position as a Correctional Counselor III, Supervisor, with the Department of Correction. At the Nashville Day Reporting Center; (an intensive outpatient program) Dr. Webb facilitates groups such as Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention, Seeking Safety, etc. She also provides individual counseling services to individuals who have been previously incarcerated. Dr. Webb strives to demonstrate the mission of the Nashville Day Reporting Center, which is to enhance public safety by providing guidance, treatment, education and supervision to promote successful rehabilitation and reentry. Dr. Webb continues to play an integral role in the field of mental health and corrections by meeting people where there are, one conversation at a time.
February 2nd, 2020 | 51 mins 16 secs
cognitive distortions, counseling psychology, davidson county sheriff’s office, depression, dr. tamiko webb, mindfulness, nashville day reporting center, self-esteem, tamiko webb, trevecca nazarene university
Dr. Tamiko Webb discusses mindfulness interventions in the criminal justice system, counseling inmates in a maximum-security prison, the de-institutionalized movement of the mid-century, and reentry programs. Dr. Webb received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Counseling, Teaching, and Supervision at Trevecca Nazarene University.
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