Emily Becker-Weidman, Ph.D. is a child and adolescent psychologist with expertise in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Attachment-Focused Family Therapy,
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine and completed her internship at the NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center in NY.
Dr. Emily Becker-Weidman is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the American Psychological Association (APA), the New York City Adoption/Foster Care Therapist Network, the New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association (NYC-CBT), and the New Jersey Psychological Association. She has presented research at several national conferences, co-authored three book chapters on child and adolescent psychopathology, and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Emily Becker-Weidman provides evaluations and individual and family therapy. She conducts neuropsychological assessments and frequently consults with schools regarding IEPs. She provides engaging therapeutic experiences, helping children feel as comfortable as possible, while collaborating with them and their families to establish individualized and developmentally appropriate goals.
Dr. Emily Becker-Weidman's areas of specialty include:
Post-Adoption and Parent-Child Attachment issues.
Children and Adolescents with ADHD and Disruptive Behaviors.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, and Bereavement.
Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, and Panic Disorders.
Depression and Bipolar Disorders.
Emotional Regulation Difficulties.
Dr. Emily Becker-Weidman also offers:
A thorough screening of attachment and trauma, mental health issues, sensory-integration, neuropsychological issues, and effects of possible prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs.
Consultations regarding IEP.
Training and Consultation:
Training, Consultation, and Supervision for Professionals Workshops for parents.