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Professional Organizations

American Group Psychotherapy Association American Assoc. Marriage and Family Therapy. American Psychological Association. (Divisions of Family, Media, Psychotherapy). American Psychotherapy Association- Life Diplomat. The Harvard Club of New York. International Academy of Professional Counseling and Psychotherapy - Diplomate. International Coach Federation. Massachusetts Psychological Assoc. - Fellow. Renaissance Weekend


For more than 25 years, Dr. Marlin S. Potash, Ed.D. has worked in the fields of psychology and behavioral science. She graduated Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude. After college, she was a seminarian at The Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Prior to beginning graduate school, she began co-leading groups at the New Haven Center for Group Psychotherapy, a practice she continued during her years pursuing her graduate degrees in psychology. At Boston University from 1973 to 1977, Dr. Marlin S. Potash received her M.Ed. in Behavioral Studies, followed by an Ed.D. in Behavioral Studies. During this period, Dr. Marlin S. Potash held a number of academic and professional positions, including Research Associate at Yale University for both Dr. Edison J. Trickett and Dr. Seymour B. Sarason.  During this time, she also served as Visiting Lecturer at Tufts University; Clinical Intern at the Advisory Resource Center at Boston University; and Instructor in Psychology at Emmanuel College. In addition, Dr. Marlin S. Potash served as both Director of Clinical Services and Resocialization Treatment Coordinator at the Columbus Nursing Home in East Boston at a time when deinstitutionalization of mental hospital patients had just begun, and nursing homes had an influx of new, and quite different, patients. In 1979, Dr. Marlin S. Potash began her private practice in psychotherapy and as an organizational consultants, both of which she continues to this day. Along with these endeavors, Dr. Marlin S. Potash has held appointments as Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science at the Boston University Graduate School of Dentistry; Supervisor of the Graduate Internship Program in Pastoral Counseling at the Boston University School of Theology; Instructor of Programs in Management for Business and Industry at Lesley College; Consultant, Lecturer and Instructor at Harvard University; and more. Over the years, several other educational institutions have invited Dr. Marlin S. Potash to contribute as an instructor and adjunct faculty member, including Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, the Blanton-Peale Graduate Institute, and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she continues to serve as Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. For more information on Dr. Marlin S. Potash, visit

Work experience

Assistant Clinical Professor

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Developed and teach course on Group Dynamics for Psychiatry Residents. Asked by Psychiatry Residents to lead Residents' Retreat Group 2009. 


Potash Management Corp.

Psychological Business Consultation, Organizational Consulting, Family Business Consultation, Entrepreneurial business Consultation, Individual, couples, group psychotherapy




Boston University


Boston University