Tanya Sherise Odums, LCSW-R, M.S.Ed, CCTP

Mental Health Mentor, Coach & Consultant 

Action Based Therapist


Behavioral Health Counseling and Life Coaching

These services provide culturally sensitive mental health counseling and life coaching services to support clients in developing the skills needed to effectively cope with life’s challenges. Through counseling and coaching clients are empowered to set goals and make personal changes to live fulfilling lives. Using a psycho-dynamic approach, consumers are encouraged to explore and work through past experiences that have a great impact on present life circumstances and set action oriented goals for their future. Individual and group counseling is provided on a sliding scale fee.

Clinical Consultations & Clinical Supervision:

This collaborative service assists community based organizations with improving the delivery of services and enhancing organizational culture. Various community based organizations contract this service to develop and implement programs for at risk youth, as well as to facilitate parent workshops and professional development seminars for staff. Clinical Supervision is also provided to Mental Health Professionals, and Case Managers seeking to enhance their skills.

Behavioral & Organizational Health Consultations with Schools:

Consultations are provided to school administration on improving school culture and building community. Training and support is also provided to teachers regarding behavior management techniques, and restorative justice practices. Coaching is provided to teach school staff how to effectively engage, manage and develop relationships with challenging/oppositional defiant youth. Training is provided to help teaching staff understand mental health issues students present in classroom settings and how to effectively respond to these students to deescalate potential crisis. Supervision is also provided to School Social Workers and Guidance Counselors to enhance the quality and effectiveness of counseling services and to improve productivity.

Professional Development Trainings &

Personal Development Workshops

All professional development trainings and empowerment workshops are developed and facilitated by experienced professionals in the field of human services, mental health and education. training consultants collaborate with the organization to conduct a needs assessment and tailor trainings to the specific needs of the program, staff and client’s. Trainings and workshops are experiential/practical and theoretically based. Personal development workshops are designed to give participants the knowledge and skills to cope with life challenges, enhance the quality of life and actualize their dreams.