Tami Mayes Long is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S), National Certified Counselor (NCC), Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP), and Certified EMDR Therapist. She received her Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from the University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama.  

She is a member of the Alabama Counseling Association, Employee Assistance Professionals Association, National Board of Certified Counselors, International Association of Employee Assistance Professionals, and the EMDR International Association.  She works with adults, adolescents and children and has experience working with treatment issues such as depression, anxiety, stress management, domestic violence, parenting, trauma, and grief and loss.  Tami is a former DHR social worker and business owner who provided family support services for Shelby, Madison, Jefferson, and Limestone County DHR.  She has over 14 years in the counseling profession in a variety of settings including inpatient hospital, community mental health, and adolescent group homes.  Before coming to work at UAB, she was the Clinical Coordinator for the Bessemer Boys and Girls Group Homes at Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services.  In her current position, she supervises counseling interns, coordinates the UAB EACC hospital office, Displaced Employees Support Group and Women’s Support Group.  She has spoken at various entities across campus with topics such as Got Stress, Happiness 101: How Positive Psychology Can Create Change, and Recognizing Human Emotions in the Care of Laboratory Animals.

Tami recently completed her Ph.D. in Health Education and Health Promotion in the School of Education at the University of Alabama Birmingham.