Shamima Akhter received her Psy.D at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. She is currently continuing on her journey as a psychologist through her role as Staff Therapist at Vassar College Counseling Services. Shamima has training in a wide variety of settings from university counseling centers, schools, to community mental health. Her passion lies in working with international students, multicultural groups, and couples. Shamima envisions therapy as a safe space for individuals experiencing stressful events. She endeavors to form a collaboration with clients and help them find paths that are right for them. During her free time, Shamima enjoys reading about shapeshifters, being outside, and spending time with her family.