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Could DBT Be Right for Me?

Do you want to be more savvy when it comes to living your life?

Do you feel like you are spinning your wheels when it comes to spending energy on working on yourself, your relationships, and your work?

Do you wish you had more tools for managing emotions, thoughts, and behavior?

Do you find that you often think of things as all or nothing, black or white, and need to be able to tolerate ambiguity?

Do you want to live a life where you feel safe and supported and one where you are also able to have fun?

Do you find NYC both overwhelming and exciting?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy may be right for you.

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What Will I Do?

In Dialectical Behavior Therapy, you will learn to replace maladaptive behaviors with more helpful ones.  These new behaviors will be a part of one of four categories: Mindfulness (the ability to be wise and in the present moment), Interpersonal Effectiveness (the ability to form productive relationships with self-respect), Emotion Regulation (the ability to understand and manage the full range of emotions), and Distress Tolerance (the ability to take care of yourself during sub-optimal times).

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DBT Individual Therapy in New York City

Dr. Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD offers DBT individual therapy in New York City for professionals in business, healthcare, education, and the arts, university students, and emerging adults.  Clients work with Dr. Mandelbaum when they begin to realize it’s time to learn to be more effective and authentic. 

The focus is to help individuals develop and use effective skills to build a life of worth in all areas of life: personal, social, academic, professional, spiritual, etc.

Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy techniques, Dr. Mandelbaum can help clients learn problem solving, mindfulness, relationship effectiveness, processing emotions, and tolerating stress in order to capitalize on their strengths and use them to improve upon areas in which they struggle.

Building upon expertise in psychology, education, and social entrepreneurship, Dr. Mandelbaum can help clients learn to see the world more accurately and feel grounded in the present, more connected to others, and more apt to develop and implement plans to make their life work.

Clients can learn to tap into and develop their inherent wisdom.  They can feel more adept at handling life’s complexities and enjoying life’s gifts of happiness.

Seeking individual therapy?

Get started by contacting Dr. Mandelbaum for a complimentary 20-minute phone consultation.

Call Now!

212.933.0758

DBT Solutions in NYC

Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD

dr.matthew.mandelbaum@gmail.com 

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Time to Learn to Be More Effective and Authentic

Time to learn to be more effective and authentic?

Are you looking for ways to improve your personal, social, familial, and professional effectiveness and satisfaction, while developing your authentic self?

If you are seeking some clarity, some breathing space, and some practical tools, Dialectical Behavior Therapy DBT can help you improve how you think, feel, and act.

You can learn to be more effective and authentic.

You can deepen self-understanding

     to increase your sense of

• Purpose • Balance • Effectiveness • Power • Hope • Optimism • Strength • Wisdom

• Endurance • Passion • Curiosity • Discovery

You can improve your skills

    to

• Handle knowing, not knowing, and life’s non-linearity • Evaluate options under uncertainty

• Analyze • Intuit • Calculate Risk-Reward, Cost-Benefit, Opportunity Cost • Measure arbitrage

• Make choices • Take perspective • Increase mastery and performance abilities

You can realize goals

    through
• Action plans where values lead to Actions through Goals Strategies and Tactics
• Enhanced Problem Solving Skills • Effective use of emotions • Building of strong relationship networks
• Improved management of transitions and stress • Systemic development

Make the investment in yourself to Build a Life of Worth.

Take the time to learn and practice through our featured psychotherapy services

 Be Mindful • Tolerate and Reduce Stress
Regulate Emotions • Build Relationships

Interested in learning more?

See how this approach might be right for you.

Call now for a complimentary initial 20-minute phone consultation.

212.933.0758

DBT Solutions in NYC

For Professionals in Business, Healthcare,  the Arts and Education,

Emerging Adults and University Students

Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD

dr.matthew.mandelbaum@gmail.com 

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Calling All Professionals in Business, Healthcare, the Arts and Education: Seeking a Reboot or an Edge?

DBT Coaching and DBT Training for Professionals in Business, Healthcare, the Arts and Education can offer specific strategies to help increase effectiveness.

You can learn to:

Deepen self-understanding
to increase sense of
• Purpose
• Balance
• Effectiveness
• Power
• Hope
• Optimism
• Strength
• Wisdom
• Endurance
• Passion
• Curiosity
• Discovery
Improve Your Skills to

• Handle knowing, not knowing, and life’s non-linearity
• Evaluate options under uncertainty
• Analyze
• Intuit
• Calculate Risk-Reward, Cost-Benefit, Opportunity Cost
• Measure arbitrage
• Make choices
• Take perspective
• Increase mastery and performance abilities
Realize Goals through

• Action plans where values lead to Actions through Goals Strategies and Tactics
• Enhanced Problem Solving Skills
• Effective use of emotions
• Building of strong relationship networks
• Improved transitions and stress management
• Systemic development
Some Potential Benefits of DBT Skills Training for Professionals and DBT Coaching across Domains of Work, Personal, Family, and Friendship.

Seeking an Advanced Graduate Level Training in Life Effectiveness?We offer Individual Psychotherapy, Individual Skills Training, and Groups for Professionals in Business, Healthcare, the Arts, and Education: We help professionals become more skillful problem-solvers, and become more authentic, more resilient, and build lives of worth.

We offer Executive Effectiveness Training: to help sharpen their effectiveness at work and home to transform challenges into success.

Contact Dr. Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD Now
for a Complimentary 20-Minute Phone Consultation.

Consider these Questions:

  1. Have your background, education, influences, training, experience, & motivations set you on a path where a predefined success moved from hope to expectation?
  2. Are you feeling angst now that you’ve made it or feel more pressed to catch up to where you feel you are supposed to be?
  3. Have the promised payoffs been less satisfying than expected or not really there?
  4. Are you feeling stuck where you must make a move and you can’t throw away all that you’ve done?
  5. How are you handling life in New York City and surrounding areas?

Looking for Some Tools to Find Answers?

  • DBT Coaching and DBT Training for Professionals can allow you to understand your actions and help you align them with your values to build the life you want.
  • Learn how to understand and engage your thoughts, emotions, and actions to understand the present moment.  Develop ability to be effective in multiple areas of your life, in NYC, and beyond.
  • Drawing on your strengths, your passions, and your ability to learn, you can build a life of worth that blends and balances occupation, family, friendship, social relationships, and community.
  • You can tap into your inherent wisdom to feel more authentic and make meaningful choice that can help improve your quality of life.

Dr. Matthew Mandelbaum, PhD, MSEd, MA works at the intersection of psychology, education, and social entrepreneurship to help professionals, executives, organizations, and emerging adults thrive.

Contact Doctor Mandelbaum today to arrange for a complimentary telephone consultation to see how you can benefit from an empowering personal development approach.

You can increase your skills to be more effective
in your personal, social, professional, and academic lives.

Prospective clients get a complimentary
20-minute phone consultation.

DBT Solutions in NYC

Contact Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD now
for more information:

212.933.0758 or dr.matthew.mandelbaum@gmail.com

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Why Choose to Work with Dr. Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD, MSEd, MA?

Dr. Matthew G. Mandelbaum
New York State Licensed Psychologist

Please contact me for a complimentary 20-minute phone consultation at 212.933.0758 or dr.matthew.mandelbaum@gmail.com

Select Credentials:
First cohort Member of the 2-year Linehan Institute Intensive & Comprehensive Training for Independent Practitioners

+ PhD Fordham University, Phi Kappa Phi
+ Executive Certificate Nonprofit Leadership, Fordham University
MSEd Bank Street College
MA New York University,  Psi Chi
BA University of Pennsylvania, Phi Beta Kappa

+ NYC Dept. of Small Business Services Success Award

Psychologist, DBT Therapist, Social Entrepreneur, Strategic Advisor, Consultant, Learning Specialist, Educator, Researcher, University Faculty Member

Psychological Services Offered 

 Point of View: I work with professionals in business, healthcare, the arts and education, emerging adults, and university students to increase their abilities for identity development, social growth, and professional and academic achievement.  My focus lies at the intersection of education, psychology, and social entrepreneurship to help you meet goals and a build life of worth across all domains.

I believe that the human capacities for hope, faith, and optimism are present in everyone, and that these capacities can be cultivated through DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy).  This therapy offers targeted, practical strategies to help you reach your goals.

You deserve to develop your most authentic self, by becoming more mindful of the context of the present moment and by developing an array of strategies that can help you tolerate stress, regulate your emotions, and build high-quality relationships.  You deserve to tap into and develop your inherent wisdom.  I want to help you with the process of empowering yourself to make decisions clearly and to be more effective in your thinking, acting, and doing.  I want to help you recognize all of the areas where you have strength and teach you how you can use your gifts to make improvements in areas of need.

It is exciting for me to help people become more reflective, and more motivated towards, and more skilled at making change in their lives.

I want to give you more options to choose from in various aspects of your life and help increase your skills at evaluating and selecting from these options.  My goal is to help you improve your level of resilience, self-concept, self-worth, self-esteem, and self-efficacy.

In all, my aim is to help you be you.  Let’s begin the process.

Please contact me for a complimentary 20-minute phone consultation at 212.933.0758 or dr.matthew.mandelbaum@gmail.com

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University Students: Want Help Making the Most of Your Experience and Handling the Pressures of School?

The undergraduate and graduate school years can present itself with significant challenges to overcome.  Learning to balance your academic career with a social life and the responsibility of self-care can be a lot to manage, especially in New York City.  While these times can be exciting, they can also cause some anxiety or depressed feelings and leave you feeling overwhelmed.  The successes of your previous academic environment may not transfer directly to your current situation, which may be troubling.  Are you in need of an organizational framework for handling the pressures of your schooling and personal life?  Are you looking to increase hopefulness and optimism? Do you want to learn how to make the most of your experiences? DBT may be right for you.
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