Meet Team CHANGE
Tomaro's C.H.A.N.G.E. has a staff of qualified, caring individuals who work diligently to ensure that our clients receive the guidance and support they need to transition through their lives. Whether seeking counseling or charity services, clients will receive confidential, nonjudgmental, quality care. We offer private and group counseling sessions that encourage individuals and families. We assist clients seeking internal strength recognition/building; positive parent/child relationships; enlightenment & inner peace; and more.
Tomaro Pilgrim, MSC, MSHS, HS-BCP
Founder, Therapist & Coach
I have been working in the mental health field for over 15 years, providing community-based, family-centered support services that help strengthen, encourage and guide individuals, youth, and families. My professional experience includes teaching parent education, basic life skills, motivation, stress/depression/anxiety, relationship issues, juvenile delinquency, grief (loss of a parent due to addiction, prison, divorce) and meditation.
Quality care provided includes, a) internal strength recognition/building; b) parent/child relationship building; c) support groups focused on encouragement, enlightenment & inner peace; d) journaling & meditation; e) self-esteem/self-worth, self-care & assertiveness for teens/adolescents; and more.
Tomaro’s Credentials: BA in Psychology; MS in Counseling; MS in Human Services; Certification – Board Certified Human Services Practitioner; Certification – Advanced Graduate Course Studies in Human Services; Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification; and Meditation Certification.
Together, my team & I work hard to ensure that we provide quality services to our clients that includes the guidance and information that is relevant to helping them reach their goals.
Co-Founder, Marketing Director
Osrick is Co-Founder of Tomaro's CHANGE & has played a major role In the Organization's growth. Osrick is also the Founder & Designer for Osrick Ingredients Cricket, an online male apparel boutique.
An entrepreneur at heart, Osrick founded a number of successful businesses before finding his passion in fashion & philanthropy. For almost 10 years, Osrick has been the creative mind behind TC & his other brands, Osrick spear heads all of the marketing & advertising as he works to position TC visually both on the net & within the community. Osrick has & continues to brand TC's services, events, & other activities with hopes to galvanize continued interest in the organization's mission.
Raevyn Rogers, BS
Raevyn has been a CHANGE Team Member since TCs inception. She has played the role of Office Assistant, Mentor, & Volunteer for approximately nine years. She continues to work in many capacities as she participates in many of the groups & other services that we offer.
Raevyn has spent the past five years working with youth and adults who are intellectually disabled & who have Autism. Her previous position allowed her the opportunity to work with children as young as two years old, providing services that included Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) though Individual Healthcare Plans and Discrete Trial Training.
Raevyn has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology & is currently working on her Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy.
Vartina (Tina) impacts the lives of children and their families through her zealous work within the home and in the community. With dedication to the community, Tina has acquired over 5 years of experience in the field of Human Services and continues to define her expertise in Mental Health field. Tina has expressed her passion and expertise in numerous community organizations, churches, and educational institutions, including the facilitation of numerous therapeutic and empowerment groups for inner-city youth.
Tina is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and holds a Masters of Science in Human Behavior, while continuing her education towards a Masters of Science in Psychology-Applied behavior Analysis. Tina's areas of expertise include: Coaching, Counseling, Abuse, Adolescent Development, Bereavement/ Grief, Depression, Stress and anxiety, Low Self-Esteem and Confidence, Relationship issues, Work related issues, and Transitions. Tina currently works in the mental health field providing therapeutic goal-oriented services to individuals and their families working to change their family dynamic and build stronger family relationships.
Being a teenager is hard work! Though society may downplay the struggles that our youth face, I believe it is my duty to help them on their journey to healing.
My name is Antonisha Busby and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with several years’ experience in working with adolescents, particularly from at risks communities and low-income families. I specialize in helping teenagers and young adults work through the struggles that are often encountered during adolescence. This includes specializing in Anxiety, Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Mood Disorders, self-esteem and trauma related issues. I also have experience working with youth within the Foster Care system.
My experience includes working with populations in schools, prisons, non-profit agencies, private practice settings, and residential treatment centers. I am certified in Structural Family Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Both of these certifications are beneficial for those that have experienced childhood trauma and abuse. I am a firm believer that YOU have the power that it takes to heal YOU! It is my goal to help you throughout the healing process.
I am a passionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received my Bachelor of Science in Psychology & my Masters in Clinical Social Work. I’ve been in the Mental Health field for over 5 years in which I’ve gained experience in working with youths, young adults, couples, and families.
As a military spouse, I’ve grown a love for the military population and their families. I’ve dedicated 11 years to working with military personnel and civilians overseas and stateside. Servicing youth has been my passion for the last 10 years however, working with parents and caregivers of clients has allowed me to develop a love for servicing adults as well. To add, my upbringing and social interactions in the urban community has allowed me to connect with people of different socioeconomic backgrounds.
I take pride in servicing my clients through a holistic perspective and integrative approach. This means, I commit to joining my clients on the journey of healing and restoration by examining them as an individual.
Utilizing this perspective and approach allows my clients to identify underlying issues and, together, we find solutions that can help them manage or overcome challenging situations in a healthy manner.