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Tree ReflectionShara Sand, Psy.D. Psychologist
About Shara Sand

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Education • Academic Appointments • Clinical & Diagnostic Experience
Publications • Presentations & Posters • Grants • Conference Organization
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Clinical & Diagnostic Experience

Private Practice, 1995-Present
  • Psychotherapy and psychological assessment with adolescents and adults.
  • Specializing in trauma, sexual orientation, gender identity, creative and performing artists
Manhattan School of Music, 2005-Present
Director, Counseling Services.
Provide consultation and a variety of psychological services as needed.

HealthRight International (Formerly Doctors of the World), 2007-Present
Volunteer Psychologist.
Provide psychological evaluations for asylum seekers subject to torture in their homeland

Barnard College Counseling Center, 1998-2000
Staff Psychologist.
Provide short-term psychotherapy, crisis intervention, educational and focus groups.

Montefiore Medical Center, Psychiatric AIDS Connected Ambulatory Program, 1995-1998
Attending Psychologist.
Provide outpatient services to people with HIV/AIDS and their caretakers.
  • Conduct psychotherapy, psychological and neuropsychological assessment, and consultation liaison services.
  • Supervision and teaching of psychology interns and psychiatry residents.
The Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Center for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Mental Health, 1995-1997
Staff Psychologist.
Provide short term and long term individual psychotherapy to a variety of clients.

AIDS Center Program, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center, Roosevelt Site, 1994-1995
Attending Psychologist.
Provide consultation liaison services on medical inpatient AIDS unit.
  • Supervision of psychology and psychiatry fellows, residents and interns.
  • Conducted psychotherapy, administered psychological and neuropsychological assessments.
AIDS Center Program, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center, St. Luke's Site, 1993-1994
Postdoctoral Fellow in Medical Psychology/AIDS.
  • Provided consultation liaison services on a medical inpatient AIDS unit, assessed dementia, delirium and mental competency; performed neuropsychological assessments.
  • Conducted outpatient individual and group psychotherapy with AIDS patients.
AIDS Clinical Trials, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital, 1993
Neuropsychological Testing Consultant.
Performed neuropsychological testing during extended drug trials.

St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital, St. Luke's Site, 1992-1993
Psychology Intern.
Rotations in outpatient, inpatient, and college counseling center settings.