Tamara Sharifov

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  • 40403 Fundamentals of Behavioral Therapy


Job Experience

  •  Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#97915 CA)

  •  Emotion Management Program - Psychology Clinical Fellow

  •  Syrian American Medical Society - Mental Health Volunteer, International Humanitarian Medical Mission (Lebanon).

  •  Co-Founder of Rise Up Humanity (NGO): Organization supports Syrian refugees in Lebanon through sustainable humanitarian aid.

  •  Personal Evolution Psychotherapy: Dialectical Behavioral Therapist, primary family therapist in Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), assistant creator of Mindfulness Program.

  •  Follow Your Compass Therapy: Clinical Therapist, Dialectical Behavior Therapist.


Fields of Special Interest

  •  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  •  Complex Trauma

  •  Third-Wave Contextual Behavior Therapies

  •  Humanitarian Aid Sector

  •  International Armed Conflict


Publications or Presentations

  •  Understanding Self-Harm & Suicidality. Syrian American Medical Society Staff Training. Lebanon. 2018

  •  Holmes, E.P., Sharifov, T. Chronic Distress: Affective dysregulation beyond Borderline Personality Disorder. Manuscript Publication in Process.