Dr. Shukair received his MD from Damascus University, Syria. He completed General Psychiatry Training Program with psychoanalytic training at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. Dr. Shukair completed a Child and Adolescents Psychiatry training in Children’s Hospital of Boston, Harvard University. Dr. Shukair‘s current work focuses on attachment, ADHD and the interaction between executive functions and mental wellness.
Dr. Michael Cooper is a psychiatrist trained in both psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. He completed his M.D. at Albert Einstein School of Medicine, his residency at NYU Langone Hospital and was faculty member at NYU School of Medicine, where he participated in novel clinical trials for psilocybin-assisted psychopharmacologic therapy for alcoholism. Dr. Cooper is strengthening Valera Health’s quality improvement program and new clinical trials program.
Timothy is a psychiatrist in New York City. He completed his residency in general adult psychiatry and a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at New York University. He is a psychoanalytic candidate and also has an interest in group dynamics.
Recognizing that every patient is unique, possessing their own set of strengths and facing their own distinct set of challenges, my goal is to create an individualized treatment plan, customized for each client. Together we will identify innate talents, opportunities for growth, as well as identify the best pharmacologic treatment to support each person’s needs and goals.
Jessica is a psychiatrist who spent the last several years working at various nonprofit community-based organizations in NYC. She uses a recovery-oriented approach and a person-centered framework in her practice of psychiatry. And she believes in combining psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to create multidimensional plans of care.
Larry Ozowara is a psychiatrist who specializes in the collaboration between inpatient and outpatient care. He attended Stanford Medical School, completed a residency in adult psychiatry at Columbia University and is a former Assistant Professor at NYU School of Medicine where he supervised and trained medical students, residents and fellows in psychiatry. He has extensive experience in working with patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and patients with serious and persistent mental illness. Dr. Ozowara directs Valera’s psychiatry program and HEDIS improvement program for healthplans and hospitals.