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Adam S. Weissman, Ph.D., Scarsdale, NY

Adam S. Weissman, Ph.D., 2 Overhill Road, Suite 400, Scarsdale, NY 10583.  Adam Weissman, Ph.D., is a psychologist in private practice in Scarsdale, NY.  He is executive director of The Child & Family Institute, an interdisciplinary behavioral health center with offices in Scarsdale and Manhattan.  Dr. Weissman specializes in evidenced-based treatment of youths of all ages, including young adults.  Behavioral health issues that are addressed with individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are anxiety disorders including separation anxiety, selective mutism, specific phobia, and social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), high functioning autism spectrum disorder, learning disorders, tic disorder, habit disorders, anger, behavior problems, and conduct disorder.  He also offers behavioral parent training.  Dr. Weissman sees very young children in treatment with their parent or parents.  Individual therapy sessions are 45 minutes.  Dr. Weissman notes that CBT is a time-limited, goal-focused treatment, and the typical length of treatment is 4 to 6 months.  Depending on the issue and severity, treatment could be closer to a year, but one should see improvement within 4 to 6 months; behavioral parent training usually takes 2 to 3 months.  He is not on insurance company panels.  Dr. Weissman’s office, and the Child & Family Institute, is located in a building near the center of town, with on-street metered parking, and garage parking with hourly rates.  The second location is in Manhattan at 20 East 49th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10017.  Please contact Dr. Weissman by phone at (914) 439-5759, or by email at  For more information, please see The Child & Family Institute website at

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