Shilpa R Taufique

Shilpa R Taufique, PhD




Dr. Taufique is the Director of the Division of Psychology for the Mount Sinai Health System, Chief Psychologist at Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Director of the Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES) at Mount Sinai St. Luke's.

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:

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PhD, New York University

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