Dr. Ozkarahan is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist who earned her medical degree from New York Medical College as valedictorian of her class and completed her psychiatric residency training at NYU School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center. As a NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, she also holds multiple certifications in fitness, nutrition, and scuba diving.
Following her residency training, Dr. Ozkarahan completed the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy program at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She is a faculty member at NYU School of Medicine where she interviews applicants to the medical school and is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
She has a special interest in the emotional demands of higher education and has spent several years treating graduate and professional students on the Student Mental Health Service of Columbia University Medical Center.
Along with psychotherapy and medication management, her treatments integrate exercise-related motivational support, nutritional counseling, and stress-reduction techniques for optimal wellness.
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