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Shilpa Taufique

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  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital


    Dr. Taufique is the Director of the Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES) at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. Dr. Taufique is also the Director of Child Psychology Training for Mount Sinai St. Luke’s / Mount Sinai West Hospitals.

    She has received numerous awards for her supervision and teaching, as well as the President’s Award for Excellence from St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals. Dr. Taufique is dedicated to teaching, supervising, and mentoring clinicians in their professional identity development and career pursuits. She conducts professional workshops on adolescent development, parenting, and raising awareness of diversity issues, and serves as consultant to other organizations looking to develop and enhance their programming.

    Her clinical specialties include group and systems dynamics, program development, mental health and school consultation, adolescent and young adult issues, co-occurring disorders (mental health and chemical dependency), trauma, and diversity issues. Dr. Taufique actively looks for ways to collaborate across disciplines and enhance the reputation of our clinical and training programs to a national level of excellence. IN THE NEWS: Dr. Taufique discusses how CARES helps struggling students graduate from high school in the Daily News. (PDF attached). Dr. Taufique discusses treating anxiety in children and teens on CBS News. (view clip here:


  • 2010 -
    Teacher of the Year
    St. Luke’s & Roosevelt Hospitals, Psychiatry

  • 2009 -
    Supervisor of the Year
    St. Luke’s & Roosevelt Hospitals, Psychiatry

  • 2007 -
    Teacher of the Year
    St. Luke’s & Roosevelt Hospitals, Psychiatry

  • 2004 -
    Ted Bernstein Award for Exemplary Service
    New York Association of School Psychologists


Marsch, L. A., Grabinski, M. J., Bickel, W. K., Desrosiers, A., Guarino, H., Muehlbach, B., Solhkhah, R., Taufique, S. R., Acosta, M. (2011). Computer Assisted HIV Prevention for Youth with Substance Use Disorders. Substance Use & Misuse, 45 (46-56)..;.

Taufique, S. R. (2004). Ethnically diverse, pregnant adolescents’ definitions of child abuse and neglect (Doctoral Dissertation, New York University, 2004). Dissertation Abstracts International..;.

Alpert, J.L. & Taufique, S. R. (Eds.) Training in consultation: State of the field. Journal of Education and Psychological Consultation, 12 (1 & 2), 2002..;.

Alpert, J.L. & Taufique, S. R. (2002). Consultation Training: Twenty-Five Years and Three Questions. Journal of Education and Psychological Consultation..;.

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Dr. Taufique did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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