Dr. Michelle Maidenberg, Ph.D.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Expert
Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R
Dr. Maidenberg is the Clinical Director of Westchester Group Works, a Center for Group Therapy where she provides treatment to children, adolescents, teens, and adults. She teaches Cognitive Behavioral Therapy graduate courses at New York Universtiy and she is a consultant at Fordham University, training practitioners to work with families.Dr. Maidenberg has written articles that have appeared in The New York Times, Fitness, Shape, The Daily News, Health Magazine and Ladies Home Journal.
- Hide food in their room and eat in secret?
- Eat continuously in front of the TV?
- Report being bullied or feel anxious and turn to food for comfort?
- Constantly complain they are hungry when you know they should be full?
- Crave sweet, salty and fatty foods?
- Find every excuse in the world to not exercise?
- Refuse to get on a scale?
- Say they hate their clothes rather than admit they no longer fit due to increasing weight?
CBT will help your child to:
- Focus on what and when they are eating.
- Discover why they are over eating — for example because of anxiety, boredom, or when they are exposed to certain triggers or foods.
- Examine their personal experience and history of gaining and losing weight.
- Identify rationalizations made when they eat too much, such as “I deserved it.”
- Learn techniques and strategies for permanent weight loss and health management.
- Develop their problem-solving, self-esteem and socialization skills.
- Stay motivated and confident about their achievements.
An invoice for CBT services will be submitted to your insurer for approximately:
We estimate that your net payment will be about 50% of the invoice.