Student Affairs

Health & Counseling

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Manhattan School of Music offers a holistic approach to health & wellness, with services and counseling available to all students at the School.

For on-call mental health emergencies:

MSM’s counseling center is located on the first floor of the main building at MSM (rooms 104 & 106) and is open to all students.

Counselors see students by appointment booked by email. Find their email addresses in the dropdown below, or scroll down the page to find their photos and email information.

Health & Wellness Staff

  • Myriam Marques, RN, BSN, MSN, MPH

    MSM Campus Health Nurse
    Rooms 105 & 107, Main building

    Consultation hours:
    MON–THURS | 9 AM–4:30 PM

  • Eduardo Pereira, PT, DPT-RAC

    Physical Therapist
    To see if you are a candidate for Dr. Pereira’s physical therapy services, please make an appointment to see MSM’s Campus Health Nurse.

  • Dr. Michèle Bartnett, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff

    Consultation hours:
    MON | 11 AM–4 PM
    WED | 11 AM–3 PM

  • Dr. Shara Sand, Psy. D

    Counseling Staff

    Consultation hours:
    *On-Call Emergencies 917-734-9168
    FRI | 9:00 AM–1:00 PM

  • Dr. Peter Haddad, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff

    Consultation hours:
    FRI | 10:00 AM–4 PM

  • Vanessa Bing, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff

    Consultation hours:
    FRI | 9:30–1:30 PM

  • Michael Alcée, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff

    Consultation hours:
    TUES/THURS | 10 AM–5 PM

  • Michael Tate, Counseling Extern

    Counseling Staff

  • Tema Watstein, Counseling Extern

    Counseling Staff

  • Brian Neff, Counseling Extern

    Counseling Staff

Students cannot make appointments directly with a counseling extern. Students are assigned to externs on a case-to-case basis.