Uma Shanmugham Uma Shanmugham, PsyD


  • Adjunct Faculty, MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling


  • PsyD in Clinical Psychology, William James College
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, William James College
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Tufts University


  • Diversity, Difference and Inclusion

Research and Practice Interests

  • Marginalized individuals and populations
  • Global Mental Health
  • Clinical supervision

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist, Certified Health Services Provider

Publications and Presentations

Shanmugham, Uma, M. (2016). Women in the sex industry: A qualitative study of their meaning-making about the Language used to describe them. [Doctoral dissertation, William James College] ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Group private practice

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

  • Clinical experience at LABBB Collaborative, Children’s Services of Roxbury and The Home for Little Wanderers
  • APA Internship at Lynn Community Health Center and Dr. Leon O. Brenner Center for Psychological Assessment & Consultation of the William James College Internship Consortium in Clinical Psychology
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Community Internship Consortium

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association