Tamar Blanchard PhD

444 East Boston Post Road
Suite 108
Mamaroneck, New York 10543
ADA Accessible
Narrative of Services:

I provide CBT, ACT, and ERP to individuals across the lifespan with OCD and anxiety. At any time, about half of my caseload is diagnosed with OCD or OC related disorders. I typically provide weekly, individual therapy, and have provided more intensive therapy (2-3 times per week) as well.

Training Description:

I have been providing CBT, ACT, and ERP for individuals with OCD for six years. I completed an externship in the Children’s Day Unit at New York State Psychiatrist Institute/Columbia University Medical Center, where I worked with youth ages 10-17 experiencing anxiety, OCD, depression, and school refusal. I also completed my postdoctoral fellowship at Westchester Anxiety Treatment, where I gained specialized training in CBT and ERP for individuals across the lifespan with OCD. Since completing my postdoctoral fellowship, I have continued specializing in the treatment of OCD in a private practice setting.

Diversity Statement:

I enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds. I have witnessed the power of sincere curiosity and openness to foster profound interpersonal encounters, and aim to create a therapeutic space where patients can feel comfortable presenting and reexamining their identities. I approach patients with a spirit of inquiry about the ways in which various aspects of their identities interact and may relate to presenting problems and treatment goals. Through investigating patients’ unique constellation of identity factors and the role of identity variables in patients’ lives, I work to communicate understanding across difference.

I have worked in multiple hospital, school, and outpatient settings that serve individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, including Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, NYSPI/CUMC, NYC H+H Jacobi, and Mount Sinai Hospital’s Adolescent Health Center. Throughout my 6 years of clinical training, I participated in weekly supervision and coursework on increasing my cultural competency and on tailoring treatments to different populations. I continue to seek out supervision in order to further refine my cultural competence.