Shara  Sand

Shara Sand

She/Her/Hers

Psychologist, PsyD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Bloomingdale Accepting In-person
Updated November 23, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Artists' mental health
  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Clinical supervision
  • Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink

Specialties

Artists' mental health - Understanding of highly creative minds; goal setting related to the artistic and creative process; support finding meaningful balance in one’s life

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Clinical supervision - Offering professional supervision services for clinicians

Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink - Exploring one’s values in and beliefs about relationships; practicing boundary-setting, conflict resolution, and romantic or sexual relationship bonding with partners




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $110 - $150

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 2-7
  • Tue 3-5
  • Wed 10-7
  • Thu 10-5
  • Fri 3-6
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Bloomingdale practice
825 West End Ave, 1D, New York, New York 10025
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 2-7
  • Tue 3-5
  • Wed 10-7
  • Thu 10-5
  • Fri 3-7
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 31 years

Manhattan School of Music, Director of Counseling, 2013 - Present
LaGuardia Community College, Associate Professor of Psychology, 2008 - 2018
Ferkauf Grad. Schl. of Psych , Yeshiva university. , Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1998 - 2008
Barnard College, Sexuality and Gender Specialist, 1997 - 1999
Montefiore Medical Center, Senior Psychologist for HIV/AIDS, 1995 - 1997
St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital, Psychologist , 1993 - 1995

Ferkauf Grad. Schl. Of Psych, Yeshiva University , Psy.D., 1993
Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, M.Mus., 1985
Manhattan School of Music, B.Mus., 1983


Licensure

New York: 012174-1


Languages

English