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:
917-493-4000

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
    917-493-4278
    campushealth@msmnyc.edu

    Consultation hours:
    MON–THURS | 9 AM–5:30 PM

  • Dr. Michèle Bartnett, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff
    212-873-0146
    drmicheleb@gmail.com

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

  • Dr. Shara Sand, Psy. D

    Counseling Staff
    212-666-5376
    Shara@DrSharaSand.com

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

  • Dr. Peter Haddad, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff
    907-804-7183
    PeterJHaddad@gmail.com

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

  • Vanessa Bing, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff
    212-765-5133
    drvbing@gmail.com

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

  • Michael Alcée, Ph.D.

    Counseling Staff
    917-493-4122
    malcee@msmnyc.edu

    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.

Other MSM Health & Wellness Resources:

The Campus Health Nurse organizes a Flu Clinic for students, staff, & faculty during the flu season!