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Marika Handakas, LCSW, PsyD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences
North Campus

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Medical Sciences Building
525 Pine St.
Office 2006
Scranton, PA 18509
Fax: 570-504-9618

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Research interests

Professionalism, white privilege and reflection

Clinical interests

Psychoanalysis and balint groups 

Educational interests

Interpersonal communication and psychoanalysis

Student research opportunities

Behavioral health


BA – Vassar College
MSW – Columbia University
Certificate – Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
PsyD – Immaculata University