Tammam is a clinical instructor at the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy faculty at UBC and Chair of the Neurology Practice Network at The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.
He holds a B.Sc. in Social Sciences from Portland State University, OR, a B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy from American International College, MA, a Masters in Rehabilitation Science from UBC, and is currently completing his Master of Education in Counselling Psychology at UBC.
Tammam integrates different theoretical orientations in his counselling approach with particular interest in using Narrative Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He has diverse clinical interest with special focus on acquired brain injuries, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and has been practicing as an occupational therapist for 20 years.
He believes that the individual’s life and behaviours are better understood when body, mind, and context are examined simultaneously.