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Background

Dr. Sally Nazari is a licensed psychologist practicing in the Hudson Valley of New York City. Following her practice as a master's level social worker, she went on to attain master's and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology with distinction. She is certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), as well as in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with a strong passion for working with survivors of trauma and individuals working to overcome the aftermath of a disruption in their life. In particular, Dr. Nazari has trained and worked at the NJ, MD, and NY Veteran's Affairs hospitals focusing on empirically supported treatment of combat, military sexual, and recurrent trauma. She has also been invited to author multiple publications in Tier 1 peer-reviewed journals, 17 internationally recognized professional presentations, and hold leadership positions within professional organizations. Dr. Nazari also serves in professional development of undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Nazari has also been a sought out featured speaker and trainer in such facilities as the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Helen Hayes Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, law enforcement communities across three states, and school districts on a variety of topics. Additionally, she is a topic expert within the Good Therapy community and has been interviewed in multiple international media outlets. She also contributes regularly to two regional publications and has authored a book as well as broadcasts a podcast. In 2017, Dr. Nazari was awarded Nyack Award Program's Best of Mental Health Service for her contributions to the community as well as patrons of mental health service. She went on to receive this award in 2018 and 2019 as well as a Nyack Awards Program Mental Health Service Hall of Fame Award in 2018.  

 

Education

Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology (PsyD) 
Masters of Arts Clinical Psychology
Masters of Social Work

License  

New York State Board of Psychology Licensure
Massachusetts Board of Psychology Licensure
 
Awards
 
Nyack Award Program's 2017, 2018, and 2019 Best of Mental Health Service 
Nyack Award Program's 2018 Mental Health Service Hall of Fame
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Certification
Cognitive Processing Therapy National Provider (CPT) Certification
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Certification
Phi Alpha Honor Society-Nu Omicron Chapter

 
Professional Activities and Memberships 
 
Good Therapy Topic Expert for Trauma and PTSD
American Psychological Association
Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration
Eastern Psychological Association
National Association of Social Workers
Phi Alpha Honor Society-Nu Omicron Chapter
 

 

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