Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Santa Cruz
Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies
Rabbi Sara Berman graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a degree in Women’s Studies.
She was ordained from Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2001, and she is a board-certified chaplain. In addition, Berman completed a chaplaincy residency at UCLA in the Neuropsychiatric Institute, where she later became a patient. Berman’s struggles with depression have inspired her to help end the stigma of mental illness. She has worked as a chaplain in both hospice and hospital settings and presently works as a chaplain at Kaiser Permanente.
Ben'Oni L'Benyamin: From Sorrow to Strength, my journey with depression (book)