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TOM CHAVERS, MA, LAPC, NCC
Recovering Professionals Psychiatric Program Case Manager
Tom joined the Recovering Professionals Psychiatric Program in August, 2007.
He has worked at Ridgeview for 25 years.
During his tenure at Ridgeview, Tom has served as a clinical assistant on the Adult Inpatient Unit, staff coordinator for the Adolescent Unit working with conduct disorders, and most recently as a case manager on the Adult Inpatient Unit.
He graduated from Georgia State University with a Masters in Professional Counseling, has obtained national certification as a counselor, and is currently completing requirements to become a Licensed Professional Counselor.
In addition to Tom's broad clinical experience with both psychiatric and addictive illnesses, he
has worked with special populations such as older adults, individuals with eating disorders and those with dissociative disorders.
is also contracted with Georgia State University
as a consultant for the Good Neighbor Program - a joint effort with GSU
and the Atlanta Housing Authority - providing crisis intervention, brief counseling, and other resources as needed.