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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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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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Emerging Adulthood is not an age band…It’s a state of mind.

DBT Skills Groups for Adults in NYC:

 

Emerging Adulthood is not an age band…

It’s a state of mind.

 

If you are trying to get your life in gear, you are an emerging adult.

If you have goals and ambitions and you can’t link the beginning to the end, you are an emerging an adult.

If you feel that your life seems unsettled and that you need to work on an action plan to make yourself feel more complete, you are an emerging adult.

 

There is a life out there that you want and NYC may have it to offer.  But, you may be unsure of yourself and how to build a roadmap to make your dreams a reality.

 

You can learn to build a life worth living.

 

∆ Having trouble finding a balance between work and leisure?

∆ Want to be more mindful so you can make better decisions?

∆ Want to be able to take calculated risks to achieve your goals?

∆ Seeking authentic personal and professional relationships?

∆ Looking to be more comfortable with a broad array of emotions?
∆ Need to handle stress better?

∆ Want to be more resilient?

 

Join Linehan Institute Trained, Licensed Psychologist Dr. Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Group customized for the Emerging Adult to help you be more effective in the professional, social, and personal realms and help you build a life worth living.

 

This DBT Skills Group utilizes the most recent manual from
Dr. Marsha Linehan, and offers training in mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance that can help you improve your problem solving abilities, so you can be more effective in accomplishing your short- and long-term goals. These groups can help those with a variety of diagnoses.

 

Register now.
Contact Dr. Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD

dr.matthew.mandelbaum@gmail.com or 212.933.0758
for a free 20-minute consultation.

Groups begin soon.

DBT for Emerging Adults, Educators, and University Students

19 West 34th Street, Penthouse, New York, NY 10001

www.dbt.solutions

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

DBT was developed to help people build a “Build a Life Worth Living,” as creator Dr. Marsha Linehan says.  Dr. Matthew Mandelbaum finds that it can help people “Build a Life of Worth”.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan. It is an evidence-based treatment designed to help people “Build a Life Worth Living,” as Dr. Marsha Linehan says.  DBT combines Western practices of cognitive behavioral therapy with Eastern contemplative practices of mindfulness to create problem solving skills that bring about change.   With dialectics, people learn to avoid black and white thinking and can learn to tolerate ambiguity to see the potential for development.  Originally developed  to worked with clients who have borderline personality disorder, DBT has been used to treat those who have depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, eating disorders and other conditions.

People have come to DBT seeking help with life skills that cover  four main competencies: mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation and distress tolerance.

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Executive Effectiveness Training with Dialectical Behavior Skills

Executives and Business Professionals:  Executive Effectiveness Training with Dialectical Behavior Skills Can Help You Build A Life of Worth to Its Fullest Extent on All Realms: Professional, Social, and Personal

Call Dr. Matthew G. Mandelbaum, PhD for a free 20-minute consultation at 212.933.0758 to discuss DBT in NYC.

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Dr. Mandelbaum is a New York State Licensed Psychologist. As a DBT therapist, he is a member of the first cohort of The Linehan Institute’s Behavioral Tech Comprehensive Training for Independent Practitioners with Dialectical Behavior Therapy Intensive Training. He has 18 years of experience working with diverse populations from childhood through adulthood in clinical, consulting, and teaching capacities.

As a skilled generalist, he works at the intersection of psychology, education, and social entrepreneurship to help institutions, executives, business professionals, emerging adults, university students, and educators thrive.

Dr. Mandelbaum solves complex problems with integrated solutions by utilizing therapeutics, strategic planning, marketing, instruction, and research & development abilities. He can help people build and implement systemic roadmaps for innovation by combining vision with action.

Dr. Mandelbaum is an adjunct assistant professor at Fordham University in New York City in the Psychological and Educational Services Division. He has a PhD in Educational Psychology from Fordham University (Phi Kappa Phi), an MSEd in Childhood General and Special Education from Bank Street College of Education, and an MA Scholar in Psychology from the New York University (Psi Chi). He has studied Fine Arts at the Art Students League of New York, and has a BA in Economics with a minor in History of Art from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Magna Cum Laude as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar (Phi Beta Kappa).

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

I believe in the human capacities for hope, faith, and optimism. These capacities can be learned. DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) can be a helpful way for many to learn them.  I believe that the learning can take place in an environment that incorporates joy and seriousness.  I believe in the power of the journey to create a more authentic self.   When it comes to understanding Executives, Business Professionals, Emerging Adults, Educators, and University Students, I can relate on multiple levels, because I have been them all and I have worked with all of those populations.  I know about developing hopes and dreams and about creating an action plan to turn dreams into reality.  I understand that sometimes life unfolds itself in a non-linear way and that not all those who wander are lost.
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