Dr. Mana Samghabadi Shafie received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s in New York City. During her fellowship, she specialized in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and young adults presenting with neurodevelopmental conditions, as well as comorbid psychiatric and medical complications. After completing her training, Dr. Samghabadi Shafie was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine, and went on to head the neuropsychological assessment services at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Child and Family Institute, Outpatient Department. She was also responsible for supervising psychology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, as well as teaching courses on neuroanatomy and neurodevelopment, and guest lecturing for various disciplines throughout the hospital system.
Presently, Dr. Samghabadi Shafie continues to maintain a faculty appointment at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she serves as a consultant and is routinely invited to guest lecture on topics including neurodevelopment, neuropsychological assessment, and premorbid psychiatric conditions in children/adolescents. She also maintains a faculty appointment at Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, where she supervises doctoral students and teaches courses on personality assessment, psychopathology, and psychodynamic theory and therapy.
Dr. Samghabadi Shafie is licensed in both Connecticut and New York. She specializes in the assessment of developmental, attention, learning, and psychiatric conditions in children, adolescents, and adults. She has extensive experience collaborating with educational advocates and attorneys, as well as special education providers, in an effort to support implementation of treatment and educational recommendations. Dr. Samghabadi Shafie also has significant training in evidence-based practices and experience treating child, adolescent, and adult populations, struggling with suicidality, mood, anxiety, complex trauma, personality, and eating disorders.