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Hannah Buhasira, M.A.

Hannah Buhasira will be working as a predoctoral psychology extern at the Child and Family Institute. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Jewish studies from City College in 2022 and her master’s degree in psychology from Touro University in 2022. Hannah is currently obtaining her doctorate of clinical psychology from Touro University. 

Hannah’s professional experience originates from an educational background, during which time she was a teacher for ages 3-14 for 4 years. Hannah has been practicing therapy for one year and previously worked at the Brooklyn College Personal Counseling center, assisting older adolescents and young adults within a range of different clinical presentations. Within her practice, Hannah often leans on techniques from dialectical behavior therapy to encourage nuanced reflection and emotion regulation skills as well as mindfulness, acceptance, and self compassion practices. 

Hannah’s therapeutic approach can be described as holistic and intersectional, she is passionate about balancing holding space for broader systemic influence on mental health with tailoring treatment to what is practical and unique to the individual. Hannah’s focus is on the relationship and individual strengths in order to promote healthy challenges and growth. Hannah’s clinical interests include sexuality/sex therapy, health psychology, self-injury, and trauma. 

Hannah has enjoyed working with older adolescents and young adults, she is interested in continuing this work with a broader range of adolescent ages as well as being open to working with any age group. Hannah is open to working with any population. 

Hannah is currently a student member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. She has presented on two posters including: Psychological Impacts of Adverse Life Events, Media Engagement, and Emotion Regulation on Allied Health Care & Graduate Students During Pandemic. Hannah’s training includes an intensive certification training course for Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy by NYC-CBT.

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