Sinéad Sant-Barket, PhD

SEEK Counselor & Assistant Professor

(She/They)

Main Affiliation

SEEK

Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs

Psychology

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Racial-Cultural Socialization
  • Identity and Intersectionality
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Race-Based Stress, Trauma, and Well-Being

Building

NAC

Office

5/226

Sinéad Sant-Barket, PhD

Sinéad Sant-Barket, PhD

Education

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
Ed.M., M.A., Psychological Counseling, Teachers College, Columbia University
B.F.A., Dance, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

 

Biography

Sinéad Sant-Barket, Ph.D., is a counseling psychologist based in New York City. Her lived experiences as a multiracial, multiethnic, first-generation American significantly inform her work. Her professional interests center on racial-cultural socialization, identity development, and the intersectionality of socio-demographic reference groups across the lifespan; the impact of systemic, institutional, structural, social and cultural forms of oppression and privilege on individual and collective well-being; and feminism, social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and advocacy in psychology and education. Prior to joining the Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program at CCNY, Dr. Sant-Barket worked at Montefiore Medical Center, Kings County Hospital Center, LaGuardia Community College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Marymount Manhattan College, and Teachers College. 

Publications

Carter, R.T., Johnson, V. E., Roberson, K., Mazzula, S. L., Kirkinis, K., & Sant-Barket, S. M. (2017). Race-Based Traumatic Stress, Racial Identity Statues, and Psychological Functioning : An Exploratory Invesitgation. Professional Psychology : Research and Practice, 48 (1), 30-37.

Carter, R. T. & Sant-Barket, S. M. (2015). Assessment of the Impact of Racial Discrimination and Racism: How to Use the Race-Based Traumatic Stress Symptom Scale in Practice. Traumatology, 21 (1), 32-39.

Carter, R.T., Mazzula, S., Victoria, R., Vazquez, R., Hall, S., Smith, S., Sant, S., Forsyth, J., Bazelais, K., & Williams, B. (2013). Initial Development of the Race-Based Traumatic Stress Symptom Scale: Assessing the Emotional Impact of Racism. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5 (1), 1-9.

Research Interests

Racial-cultural socialization, racial identity, & the psychological stress, trauma, & well-being associated with race-based experiences.