Dr. Tamare P. Piersaint, Psy.D.
Dr. Piersiant is married to her husband of almost 14 years, together they have an active 13-year-old son.
Dr. Tamare P. Piersaint has 15 years+ of experience working with diverse populations across the lifespan. In addition to being the owner of Serenity for Youth & Families, Dr. Piersaint has served as the Clinical Program Director for Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic of UPMC’s inpatient psychiatric units. She is the Chair of the Child & Family Institute at California University of Pennsylvania (CALU), past chair of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Graduate Students board, has served on the UPMC & Community Patient Relations Committee, the Allegheny County Minority Emergency Preparedness Tasks Force, was a founding member of Allegheny County Human Services “Welcoming Pittsburgh” initiative among others.
Dr. Piersaint is also an academic, she is an Assistant Professor in the undergraduate Department of Psychology and graduate School Psychology program at CALU.
B.A. in Psychology & Women's Studies - University of Rhode Island, 2005
M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling - Salve Regina University, 2009
C.A.G.S. in Healthcare Administration & Management - Salve Regina University, 2012
Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology - Carlow University, 2016
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling, 2010
Licensed Professional Counselor, PA Board of Social Workers, MFC, & Professional Counselors, 2015
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Pennsylvania Board of Psychology, Pending
Clinical Supervision Foundation Certification, SAMHSA-Addiction Technology Transfer Center, 2015
RAP-P Group Facilitator Certification, The Resourceful Parent Program (RAP-P), 2014
Certified Allegheny County SOAR Trainer, SOAR SSI/SSDI Stepping Stones to Recovery, 2009
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