M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology
Dr. Kumaria has many years of experience working in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, community clinics and in private practice. She has worked in India and in the USA and is comfortable working with clients from diverse walks of life. She is deeply interested in psychotherapy research, in order to bridge practice and research and maintain an active research agenda. She has written, published and presented at various international and national conferences on psychotherapy, clinician wisdom and psychotherapist development.
Dr. Kumaria is an assistant adjunct professor at Smith College School of Social Work. She was a pre-dissertation Fellow at the Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis.
Kumaria, S., Bhola, P. & Orlinsky, D. E. (2017). Influences that count: Professional development of psychotherapists and counsellors in India. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Advance online publication. https://10.1080/21507686.2017.1416416. Bhola, P., Kumaria, S. & Orlinsky, D. E. (2012). Looking within: Self-perceived professional strengths and limitations reported by psychotherapists in India. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 3 (12), 161-174. Orwat, J., Kumaria, S., Spira, M., Boyle, L., & Besinger, A. (2017). Class participation as a pedagogical tool in social work education. Social Work Education: An international Journal. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2017.1401601 Book Chapters: Northcut, T. B., Heller, N. R. & Kumaria, S. (2016). Utilizing cognitive-behavioral interventions in psychodynamic practice. In Berzoff, J., Flanagan, L. M. & Hertz. P. (Eds.) Inside Out and Outside In. (4th ed.) (220-248). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Singh, S., Kumaria, S. & Berg, K. (2014). Poverty, Health, and Asian Non-linearity. In Haymes, S., Vidal de Haymes, M., & Miller, R. (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States. (489-95.) New York: Routledge. Orwat, J., Kumaria, S. & Dentato, M. (2018). Structure and financing of behavioral healthcare. In Moniz, C. & Gorin, S. (Eds.) Behavioral and Mental Health care Policy and Practice. (Under Publication)