Charles Tatum Ph.D. Bio

Assistant Professional Track

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Phone: 210-784-2813
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    • Dr. Charles Tatum, Assistant Professional Track, received his Ph.D. in Clinical Counseling from a CACREP program at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX.  He did his undergraduate work at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and earned a B.S. Degree in Engineering.  He served almost 10 years in the Army and was medically retired for service-connected injuries.  He then attended Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, where he earned his M.S. Degree in Clinical Psychology.  He worked in Edgewood Independent School District in San Antonio for 10 years where he did psychological testing and worked with students with emotional problems.  He earned an Advanced Graduate Degree in Clinical Counseling at St. Mary’s University in 1988 and then completed his Ph.D. at St. Mary’s University in 1994.  Dr. Tatum has three licenses: he is an LPC, an LMFT, and a Licensed Psychological Associate. He is Board Certified in Psychophysiology and Biofeedback and is a Senior Fellow.  He is Board Certified in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and is a diplomate in Forensic Counseling.  He is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC).  Dr. Tatum was an adjunct professor at St. Mary’s University for 21 years and has been teaching at TAMUSA since 2011.  He was hired to help with the development of the program to train students to work with veterans and their dependents.  He has been doing Private Practice since 1979 and specializes in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, OCD, Mood Disorders, and stress-related medical problems   He specializes in testing adults and children for ADHD and helps coordinate treatment programs for individuals with ADHD.
  • Research Interests
    • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Courses Taught
    • Human Development
    • Military Experiences of Trauma
    • Theories of Counseling
    • Abnormal Development
    • Advanced Techniques