Dhara is the project director for a federally supported project to develop and implement training in the Fussy Baby Network approach for staff in Healthy Families Illinois programs. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Erikson Institute and teaches human development to first-year master’s students. Dhara received her doctorate in clinical psychology with a concentration in child, adolescent, and family therapy from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California San Francisco under Alicia Lieberman, Ph.D., and Patricia Van Horn, Ph.D., and is trained in Child-Parent Psychotherapy, an intervention for children under age six and their parents who have experienced interpersonal trauma.
Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a concentration in child, adolescent, and family therapy, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Internship and post-doctoral fellowship, University of California San Francisco