Tarmeen Sahni, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Sahni earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. and completed her doctoral internship at Patton State Hospital in California. She has been trained as a clinical and forensic psychologist. She is a licensed psychologist in New York and New Jersey.
Dr. Sahni has worked as a therapist and an evaluator in Florida, California, New Jersey, and New York. As a forensic psychologist, she provides criminal and civil evaluations, expert witness testimony, consultation, and supervision. She trained with Dr. Lenore Walker – the founder of the Domestic Violence Institute who introduced Battered Woman Syndrome to the criminal justice system. Dr. Sahni’s interests also include birth psychology, and the journey from pregnancy to life after baby.
As a clinician, Dr. Sahni approaches treatment by developing an individualized path for each client where different modalities of therapy may be utilized to help reach the client’s therapeutic goals. Her therapeutic style is usually psychodynamic, integrating cognitive behavioral techniques (CBT).
She understands that mental well-being is influenced by a multitude of factors that impact our lives and the world we live in, including our relationships with others, the environment we work and live in, our cultural makeup, and our perception of such factors. Increasing awareness of the factors creating psychological distress, old patterns can be transformed, and new and positive changes can take place.