Sasha Mann is an advanced doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. She has trained in various hospital and school settings in New York, including at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Maimonides Medical Center. She has provided individual and group therapy for a diverse range of patients, including emerging adults, those with serious mental illness, and individuals in recovery. Sasha has conducted research on resilience and posttraumatic growth, intrinsic human abilities which inform her work as a psychotherapist. Sasha’s dissertation focuses on the pathways from attachment to experiences of anxiety and shame. Before her graduate training, Sasha worked in non-profit arts settings in Los Angeles. Studying literature in college cultivated Sasha’s interest in stories and in how people make meaning of their lives, often a vital process of therapeutic change.