Tamika Simpson, Psy. D.
Registered Psychological Assistant PSB: 94025884
Certified in Perinatal Mental Health
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
Certified Health Education Specialist
Dr. Tamika Simpson practices under the supervision of Dr. Marissa Long, Psy.D, MAOB.
Dr. Simpson is educated in both Public Health and Mental Health. She received her doctorate degree from California Southern University. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science with a concentration in Community Health Education and Promotion from California State University, San Bernardino and her Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from Des Moines University. She is trained and certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C) specializing in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs), birth trauma, and emotional issues of fertility. She is also a trained and board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).
Training and Experience
Dr. Simpson has experience working with both couples and individuals and takes on a strength-based approach with all of her clients. As a bi-racial Black woman, She understands the importance of BIPOC clients being able to access quality mental health care and this is what drew her to ARC Counseling and Wellness. She has supported clients with specific interest in working on issues of diversity and ethnicity identity. Dr. Simpson has enjoyed working with LGBTQIA+ families and individuals and is a strong ally to the community. She is passionate about supporting those suffering from anxiety, depression, and trauma to heal and find resiliency through their own strengths.
Dr. Simpson currently facilitates a weekly group for BIPOC students that ARC Counseling and Wellness was specifically requested to provide for a satellite location.