The Career Dedication of Psychologist Samara Lipsky

Samara LipskyThough she has already had an impressive psychological career, Samara Lipsky feels that one can always do better. That is why she is currently a Ph.D candidate in the International Psychology program at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP). She has plenty of experience, but Samara’s life isn’t just about the work she does; she wants to make a difference in people’s lives, and not just her patients.

Of course, she is more than just a psychologist. Besides the immense pride she takes with her chosen career and the accomplishments she’s made, Samara Lipsky also has a keen appreciation for the uniqueness of her Jewish heritage. When growing up on the Upper East Side in New York City, she graduated from the Modern Orthodox Raman School. Later on, she also served as a staff member with the Union for Reform Judaism, and she has served as a Hebrew teacher with the Reform Temple Israel, also in her old neighborhood. If that’s not enough, she also has and tutored many Jewish young people in preparation for their bar and bat mitzvahs.

Samara Lipsky On Diversity in Psychology

Samara Lipsky

Because she draws strength from it, all through her life, Samara Lipsky has been proud of her Jewish heritage and she has worked to protect it with all of her might. Samara grew up on the Upper East Side of New York City, where she graduated from the Modern Orthodox Raman School. She continues to support that tradition to this day; in fact, she was recently a staff member with the Union for Reform Judaism and she has been a Hebrew teacher at the Reform Temple Israel in her old neighborhood. If that’s not enough, she also has tutored a large number of young Jewish bar and bat mitzvah students over the years.

Likewise, to Samara Lipsky, her chosen career in psychology also has made a major difference in her life. Currently a Ph.D candidate in the International Psychology program at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), Samara also has a Bachelor’s degree in business that she earned from Goizueta Business School at Atlanta’s Emory University and she has a Masters Degree in Psychology. That apparently wasn’t enough, however, as she also completed a two-year predoctoral research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

That is because Samara Lipsky decided to go her own way and establish a strong and useful career as a psychologist. That decision has certainly paid off, since she has already been given numerous awards and accolades in the field. More recently, she co-founded a non-profit organization dedicated to helping fund and raise awareness for organizations charged with providing medical services to underserved communities. She wants her profession to be healthy because that makes her career choice a better decision.

Samara Lipsky, Psychology Student

Truly, Samara Lipsky has already had a significant career of some note. She is currently a Ph.D student in the International Psychology program at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP). However, she previously earned an undergraduate degree in business from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and followed that up by earning her Masters Degree in Psychology sometime later. Prior to her current doctoral work, Samara Lipsky completed a two year predoctoral research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Her choice of a psychology career has already been very good to Samara Lipsky.. She has so far received numerous awards and accolades in the field, not the least of which was her induction into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at Yale University. She also received the President’s Scholarship to attend The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, which is quite an honor. Samara also received the Meritorious Student Abstract Award at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Annual Conference at one point. Samara also has presented at multiple conferences, and she is a prolific author, having co-authored three book chapters, and published multiple articles in journals on public health issues.

Samara Lipsky co-founded a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping fund and raise awareness for medically oriented organizations. Also, as a member of the Diversity Committee for Psychologists in Public Service, Division 18, she plays a key role in a group whose mission is to push members to increase the level of diversity in the group based on the definition of diversity as delineated in the Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice and Organizational Change for Psychology put forth by the American Psychological Association, and to make sure that members from diverse backgrounds are actively involved in their community.

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