Shira Schaktman, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in Manhattan, NY and Princeton, NJ.  Dr. Schaktman provides confidential psychotherapy, coaching, and consultation services to individuals and couples. Her therapeutic approach is strength based and includes a combination of support, exploration, guidance, feedback, and concrete recommendations.

As a dating and relationship expert, Dr. Schaktman works with individuals and couples who feel unhappy, anxious, distressed, or generally dissatisfied. Throughout the therapeutic process, you will learn more about yourself, your needs and aspirations, and how to progress past the roadblocks that are inhibiting you. 

Dr. Schaktman’s warmth, understanding, empathy, and concern for others are indicative of the type of individual and therapist that she is. Her approach is with the knowledge that we all experience difficulties, but our struggles do not have to dictate our lives