Dr. Tama Lane received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and advocates for survivors of trauma and torture. She has worked in Chicago, New York, including Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, France, Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and resided in Jordan (Middle East) where she operated a locally run torture treatment center helping refugee survivors psychologically recover from war trauma and torture.
Dr. Tama Lane is the Clinical Director of Evergreen Meadow Academy, where she created and developed an innovative program for girls who are at risk for self-harm or suicide following traumatic life events. She has a particular interest in the psychological of children impacted by adverse childhood experiences, BIPOC mental health, and violence in marginalized communities, both locally and internationally. Dr Lane is committed to understanding the aftermath and legacy of violence, their social implications and the manner in which they influence and jeopardize human development, and leapfrog from one generation to the next.
Dr. Lane received her B.A. from the University of Chicago. After receiving her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, graduating at the top of her class from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Lane completed a two-year fellowship at Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, a torture treatment center in the New York City area treating survivors of torture and war trauma from 80 different countries. Additionally, she has worked at various New York hospitals and clinics, providing clinical and therapeutic interventions for children with recent histories of physical and sexual abuse, children infected with HIV, and in-patient populations. She has trained at various hospitals in Chicago, including John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Emergency Medical Department and the Ruth M. Rothstein Core Center. Dr Lane is also certified in the administration of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Yoga.