Tamara Shulman is a clinical psychologist based in the New York City area who works with adults, adolescents, and children. She received her doctorate from Hofstra University and a postdoctoral certificate in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis from New York University. She is currently on the Mental Health Advisory Board of St. Mary's Hospital in New Jersey.
Dr. Shulman's clinical experience includes more than 25 years in private practice where she combines psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavioral techniques. She also specializes in helping people and their families deal with the crisis of serious illness. Her consulting practice focuses on crisis intervention in corporate, family business, banking and not-profit organizations, enhancing stress management and communication and staff development.
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