Chariny Herring, DO
Medical Director, Founder
Child and Adult Psychiatrist, Board Certified
Dr. Herring is a native of Benton, Arkansas. She graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 1996 as a biology major and chemistry minor.
She earned her osteopathic medical degree (DO) at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa in 2001.
Dr Herring completed a general psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma and Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City in 2006.
During her time in fellowship, she developed a special interest in animal assisted psychotherapy in traumatized children and also helped to create a program for children reading to dogs in the Oklahoma City public libraries.
She obtained a general psychiatry board certification in 2008 and a board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry in 2014.
Dr Herring practiced outpatient community mental health for almost a decade at Family and Children's Services where focus was given to traumatized children. She also provided consultative services for the Department of Human Services Laura Dester Children’s Shelter.
Following outpatient work, Dr. Herring transitioned to hospital work in 2015 and provided inpatient psychiatric care for all ages at both Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health Hospital and Parkside Behavioral Health Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
While at Shadow Mountain, Dr. Herring directed the acute and residential children’s units. She also provided services for the Hope residential unit for children with developmental disabilities. She served as the medical director at the TCAT Parkside Unit for children and adolescents.
Dr Herring is a member of the Tulsa Psychiatric Society, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as the Oklahoma Psychiatric Physicians Association, in which she served as president in 2014.
Since 2005 she has served as a primary and sub-investigator for psychiatric clinical trials for ADHD, depression, and bipolar disorder in both adult and pediatric populations for Paradigm Research Professionals.
Since 2008, Dr Herring has been an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at OSU Center For Health Sciences Department of Psychiatry.
She has also taught family medicine residents at the In His Image Family Medicine Program/St. John.
Outside of private practice, Dr. Herring formerly consulted for the Cherokee Healthcare System tele-medicine program and currently provides psychiatric care for children in the Positive Changes partial hospitalization program in Tulsa.
Dr Herring lives in Tulsa Oklahoma and enjoys spending time with family. Hobbies include domestic and international travel.
She has been involved in mission trips to Mexico, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.
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Tulsa, OK 74136