Tamar Ackerman - Art Therapy Staff Member, The Rebecca School

Art Therapy Intern at The Ittleson Center



Work category

Medical and Nursing



Tamar Ackerman is presently enrolled as a graduate student at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education, Culture, and Development, where she studies art therapy. In April 2011, Ackerman successfully presented a thesis entitled “The Role of the Art Therapist as a Maternal Object of Transference: Children with Attachment Disorders,” and expects to receive a Master of Arts in January 2012. A recipient of a Bronfman Jewish Artist Fellowship, Ackerman has shown her artwork in a number of exhibitions at locations such as the Center for Jewish History and the Bronfman Center Gallery.

Throughout her years in college and graduate school, Ackerman has completed art therapy internships with a range of organizations, including the Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center; Kittay House, a home for seniors; and the Ittleson Center, an inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment program for children.

Tamar Ackerman's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - Art Therapy

New York University


Bachelor/Degree - Psychology, Jewish History

New York University

Magna Cum Laude