Shara Marrero Brofman, PsyD
Dr. Brofman specializes in reproductive and perinatal mental health. She supports people before, during, and after pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and pregnancy termination. Dr. Brofman assists people navigating infertility, assisted reproductive technology, and third-party reproduction, as well as those pursuing or considering medical or elective fertility preservation.
Dr. Brofman completed her undergraduate degree in child development and Spanish at Tufts University. She then worked as a case manager for children with special needs, and as a clinical research coordinator at Columbia University Medical Center, where she researched the effects of mood disorders and stress during pregnancy. Dr. Brofman completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Rutgers University, where her research focused on the psychologist's role in reproductive medicine. She has advanced training in perinatal mood disorders from the Postpartum Stress Center and Postpartum Support International.
Dr. Brofman has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings across the Greater New York Area. She is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's mental health professional group, and currently serves on its continuing education committee. Dr. Brofman is a member of several other local, state, and national professional organizations, including Postpartum Support International, RESOLVE, and the NYC Women's Mental Health Consortium. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University, where she teaches a master's level course on perinatal mental health.