Dr. Tara Cerreta is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist specializing in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry. With a passion for mental health that began in high school, she has dedicated her career to helping patients achieve their goals and experience both personal and professional success.
Dr. Cerreta’s educational background includes an MD from New York Medical College, a BS in Psychology from Stony Brook University, and a Chemistry minor. She completed her General Adult Psychiatry Residency and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Morningside and West.
In her approach to therapy, Dr. Cerreta emphasizes collaboration and open communication with her patients. She offers various treatment modalities, including therapy and self-care techniques, and encourages patients to take an active role in discussing their expectations and goals. Dr. Cerreta believes that her patients’ successes are her own and is honored to share in both their difficult and happy times.
Outside of her professional life, Dr. Cerreta enjoys spending time with animals, listening to music, and exploring her passion for cars. As the first doctor in her family, she credits the support and opportunities provided by her upbringing in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, for her success in the field of psychiatry.
When working with Dr. Tara Cerreta, patients can expect a responsible, thoughtful, and caring professional who is committed to helping them reach their mental health goals. By fostering a collaborative environment, Dr. Cerreta empowers her patients to take control of their treatment and work together towards lasting, meaningful change.
New York Medical College
Dr. Cerreta’s educational background includes an MD from New York Medical College.
Stony Brook University
Dr. Cerreta received a BS in Psychology from Stony Brook University.
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