Hara Ntalla is a graduate of the adult psychoanalysis LP Program and also an advanced candidate at the Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society of New York. As a psychoanalyst, she brings an expertise in infant-family mental health and development—as well as depression, anxiety, loss and grief—to her role as clinical director of Seleni. Prior to her current role, Ms. Ntalla conducted supervision with Seleni’s clinical staff since 2015.
Mrs Ntalla has worked with women, men and their families during both the perinatal and postnatal period. She specializes on dyadic work, child and adult attachment disorders, couple’s therapy, and early trauma. She also treats patients with a wide range of mental health challenges, including anxiety, addictions, and psychosomatic disorders. Mrs. Ntalla has been a clinical education professor at Brooklyn College’s Early Childhood and Art Education Department for 12 years and worked in the Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education fields as a provider and supervisor for over 15 years.
Ms. Ntalla is a co-developer of the Early Intervention advanced Certificate program at Brooklyn College and teaches the psychosocial courses for Brooklyn College’s Advanced Certificate in Early Intervention and Parenting Program. Ms. Ntalla has also worked closely as a consultant with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to train NYC providers in the Reflective Supervision model. She gives lectures on parent and child development to several organizations throughout NYC in order to promote the wellbeing of families.
Ms. Ntalla received her degree in Infant and Parent Development and Early Intervention from Bank Street College of Education and is also NY dually certified in both general and special education (with a specialization in autism).