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Emily Becker-Weidman, PhD

Clinical Instructor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow
Emily  Becker-Weidman, PhD

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Attachment Disorders; Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Office Location: Manhattan

Emily Becker-Weidman, PhD, is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow at the Child Study Center with expertise in cognitive behavior therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults and attachment focused family therapy. Dr. Becker-Weidman has training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is a member of the DBT program in the Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders. She also conducts evaluations for young children with suspected autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Becker-Weidman is trained in dyadic developmental psychotherapy and is a certified attachment-focused family therapist. She is also certified in trauma focused cognitive behavior therapy and has training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and neuropsychological evaluation. She also provides individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, and young adults as well as conducting psychiatric diagnostic evaluations.

Dr. Becker-Weidman earned her bachelor's in psychology and health and societies from the University of Pennsylvania and doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her clinical internship at the NYU-Bellevue Internship Program.

Dr. Becker-Weidman is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and the American Psychological Association (APA). She has presented research at several national conferences, co-authored three book chapters on child/adolescent psychopathology, and published four articles in peer-reviewed journals.