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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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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

 Point of View: I work with professionals in business, healthcare, 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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Emerging Adults (Not An Age Band, But A State Of Mind): Seeking Help Creating a Life You Want and Deserve?

There is a life out there that you want and NYC has it to offer.  But, you may be unsure of yourself and how to build a roadmap to make your dreams a reality.  Does that sound familiar?  Life can be hard as an Emerging Adult.  Decisions can be agonizing. You can learn to cope and make the most of it.

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Join Now! DBT Skills Groups for Clients With Rolling Entry.

Join Now! New Manhattan DBT Skills Groups for Clients With Rolling Entry.

Attention all Professionals in BusinessHealthcare or EducationEmerging Adults, & University Students

Who Want To Improve Their Lives:

These Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills groups are custom-tailored for you!

Groups can help you build strategies to

Be Mindful,

Tolerate Stress,

Regulate Emotions,

& Build Relationships.

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

Clients can keep their existing primary therapists.

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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DBT Skills Groups with Rolling Entry – Join Now!

Are you a  BusinessHealthcare or Education Professional, or a University Student  or an Emerging Adult?

Join Now

Custom-tailored, DBT Skills Groups with Rolling Entry Are Available Now in Midtown Manhattan.

These Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills groups offer skills to help improve your Life on personal, social, and professional levels:

Benefits
Groups help you build strategies to
• Deepen Self-Understanding
• Improve Effectiveness
• Realize Goals
Learn to
• Be Mindful,
• Tolerate Stress,
• Regulate Emotions,
• Build Relationships.
Features
• Convenient Location –
Opposite the Empire State Building.
• Clients can keep their existing primary               therapists.
• Out-of-Network Insurance Reimbursement       can be Available.
• Flexible Timing Options can Meet the
Demands of Your Schedule.
Join Us Throughout the Week:
Monday 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 12:45 PM – 2 PM
Tuesday 5:45 PM –  7:00 PM
Thursday 12:45 PM – 2 PM

Interested?

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

Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD

dr.matthew.mandelbaum@gmail.com

 

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Educators: Want Help with Your Professional Self-Efficacy and Managing the Pressures of Work and Personal Life?

When you go into the field of education, you are dedicating your life to serving of others.  Sometimes, the educational environment can be a lot to handle and you may feel ill-equipped to manage the pressures of the day.  Working with students can be exhausting. Being an administrator can be exhausting.  It can be hard to remember to take care of yourself or to build professional and social resources to have a life that has balance.  You may be seeking a place where you can have some self-efficacy for teaching or administrating, and a feeling that you can have some competencies in living your life.  Are feeling overwhelmed?   Are you looking to try to get a grip on your life?   Are looking to develop a fuller life that incorporates professional and personal goals?  Dialectical Behavior Therapy could be right for you.
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Who Can Benefit?

If you have difficulty processing your emotions or are engaging in behaviors that are less than helpful, DBT can be useful.

If you find yourself stuck in the past or worried about the future, DBT can be useful.

If you find yourself yearning for relationships that are more meaningful in your professional, scholastic, or social life, DBT can be useful.

If you are trying to make a plan for improving your life, but feel that you can’t follow it through, DBT can be useful.

If you feel stuck in your head or overly emotional and are yearning to be in a place where you feel grounded and wise, DBT can be useful. Read More

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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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