Frank Tedeschi, MS, MD, is chief resident at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Tedeschi's interests include adolescent forensic psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and psychopharmacology.
Dr. Tedeschi received his bachelor's degrees in psychology and neuroscience from New York University's College of Arts and Science. He earned his master's degree in biomedical sciences as well as his medical degree at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Tedeschi completed his residency training in adult psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine, where he served as chief resident. He was also involved in the teaching of second year medical students, serving as a group leader in their patient interviewing class.
Following his undergraduate education, he was able to pursue research in basic neuroscience at the NYU Center for Neural Science. While a resident, Dr. Tedeschi was involved in a study examining the effect of Ziprasidone on metabolic markers in patients with diabetes and chronic schizophrenia.
Dr. Tedeschi is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Medical Association, as well as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Tresha A. Gibbs, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Gibbs' interests include children's public mental health services, school based mental health, dialectical behavior therapy, group therapy, and global mental health.
Dr. Gibbs received her bachelor's degree in chemistry from Princeton University. She earned her medical degree at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Gibbs completed her adult psychiatry residency at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, where she served as chief resident.
Dr. Gibbs has conducted research on biological indicators of suicidality in adolescents and co-authored a book chapter on neuroimaging studies of suicidal behavior. She has written about cultural psychiatry, the mental health system in the Dominican Republic, and recently completed a manuscript on mental disorders in Caribbean and African Americans in the United States.
Dr. Gibbs is a member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition, she was an APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellow between 2009 and 2011.
Andrew J. Rosenfeld, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. His interests include medical education, psychotherapy, and the organizational aspects of psychiatry.
Dr. Rosenfeld received his bachelor's degree in cognitive neuroscience from Harvard College where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. His thesis research, on the perception of syncopated rhythms, garnered him the Harvard College Psychology Faculty Prize for an exceptional senior thesis. Dr. Rosenfeld earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and was a presidential instructional technology fellow. During medical school, he enjoyed teaching junior students in both physiology and in the interviewing and physical exam course. His research interests focused on investigating how we learn during sleep and how to teach clinical neuroscience interactively.
Dr. Rosenfeld completed his adult psychiatry residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital's Columbia campus and the New York State Psychiatric Institute where he served as chief resident. Dr. Rosenfeld continued to demonstrate his interest in teaching during his residency, focusing on clinical interviewing skills geared toward first and third year medical students and second year residents. In addition, he studied the hormone oxytocin and its possible relationship to the social cognitive deficits often seen in people with schizophrenia.
Dr. Rosenfeld is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has co-authored articles on his research into syncopated rhythms, sleep and learning, and oxytocin in schizophrenia, as well as authoring a case report for The American Journal of Psychiatry. Dr. Rosenfeld was a fellow of the Editorial Board of the Psychiatry Resident in Training Exam (PRITE) for two years and was recipient of the APIRE/Janssen Resident Psychiatric Research Scholar Award and presented at the APA Annual Junior Research Colloquium in 2010.
Specialty Areas: Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Panic Disorder; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Eating Disorders.
Office Location: Manhattan
Courtney Weiner, PhD, is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow in the Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders at the Child Study Center. Dr. Weiner specializes in the assessment and treatment of child anxiety, mood, and related disorders. Dr. Weiner has specialized research and clinical training in cognitive behavior therapy, intensive treatment for anxiety disorders, and the treatment of children with co-occurring anxiety and sleep difficulties. In addition to treatment, she also has advanced training in psychological assessment and intellectual evaluation, neuropsychological assessment, structured family interviews, and general psychological assessment.
Dr. Weiner received her bachelor's degree in business and marketing and graduated summa cum laude from Lehigh University. She completed a post-baccalaureate program in psychology at Harvard University and received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Boston University. Dr. Weiner completed her clinical internship at the NYU-Bellevue Internship Program. She also worked as a clinician at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders of Boston University and McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Weiner has presented her research at professional conferences, including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the American Public Health Association. Dr. Weiner's research has been published in Child & Family Behavior Therapy, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, and Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
Specialty Areas: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders and Behavior Disorders; Oppositional Defiant Disorder; Parent-Child Interaction Therapy; Organizational Skills Training; Diagnostic Evaluation.
Office Location: Manhattan
Yamalis Diaz, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a licensed psychologist in the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders at the Child Study Center where she conducts evaluations and provides clinical services to children and families. Dr. Diaz specializes in behavioral parent training, including Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and other behavioral interventions to help parents develop effective strategies for managing their child's attention and behavior problems. She also provides school consultation services to assist teachers and school staff in the use of effective classroom accommodations and behavior management strategies for children with ADHD and disruptive behavior problems. Dr. Diaz is also a clinical supervisor for our APA-accredited predoctoral internship program and at the NYU Summer Program for Kids, and co-teaches courses for the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS) Minor.
Dr. Diaz received her bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology, and a certificate in criminology, from Rutgers University, New Brunswick and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. During her graduate education, Dr. Diaz received specialized training in ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders through the Maryland ADHD Program. She completed her clinical internship and a postdoctoral fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. Diaz previously worked as a project coordinator at Rutgers University's Center for State Health Policy, where she assisted in the planning and implementation of research studies related to mental health policy.
Dr. Diaz is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. She was the recipient of a Ruth L. Kirshstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for her graduate research and she has authored or co-authored a number of journal articles, reports and chapters related to mental health practice and policy. She has also taught or co-taught a number of undergraduate psychology courses.
Specialty Areas: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Grief/Bereavement, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Family/Couples TherapyAdam Douglass Brown, PsyD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Medical Center and a licensed clinical psychologist at the Child Study Center, providing evaluations and clinical services to children and families. Dr. Brown is also a senior research scientist who works with the departmental chairman, Dr. Glenn Saxe, on the Trauma Systems Therapy model of assessment and treatment for youth and families affected by traumatic stress. He teaches a course on childhood trauma in the CAMS program, and is clinical coordinator of the stress, trauma and resilience treatment team at the Child Study Center.
Dr. Brown received his BA in psychology from the State University of New York College at Purchase, and his MA and PsyD in clinical psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.
Prior to joining the faculty at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Brown was coordinator of Trauma Treatment at the Children's Village in Westchester County, the clinical director at the Andrus Children's Center in Westchester County, and the program director of the young children's inpatient unit at Four Winds Hospital.
Dr. Brown is a member of the American Psychological Association, and the New York State Psychological Association.
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Family/Couples Therapy.
Office Location: Hackensack, New Jersey
Matthew Zuch, PhD, is the clinical director of the New Jersey office of the Child Study Center. Prior to his appointment as clinical director, Dr. Zuch was an associate research scientist involved in a research study examining the development of improved organizational skills for children with ADHD.
Dr. Zuch received his bachelor of fine arts degree in music performance from the New England Conservatory of Music. He completed his master's degree and doctoral degree in psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Prior to working in psychology, Dr. Zuch was a trumpeter with Philharmonia Virtuosi in New York. Before joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Zuch worked as a clinician at Westchester Jewish Community Services. He was also an adjunct professor, clinical supervisor, and director of the Social Skills Groups at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In his role at Fairleigh Dickinson, Dr. Zuch specialized in the treatment of veterans returning from active duty deployment as well as treating the resulting family issues resulting from their deployment and reintegration.
Specialty Areas: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Behavioral Disorders; Organizational Skills Training; Oppositional Defiant Disorder; Selective Mutism; Diagnostic Evaluation.
Office Location: Manhattan
Jennifer L. Rosenblatt, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a licensed psychologist in the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders a the Child Study Center. Dr. Rosenblatt provides home and school-based services in Westchester County, specializing in treatment for ADHD, organizational skills training, parent training for behavior management, and treatment of selective mutism.
Dr. Rosenblatt graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College with honors in psychology and received her doctoral degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She completed her clinical internship at the NYU-Bellevue Internship Program.
Dr. Rosenblatt worked as an Assistant Research Scientist at the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders at the Child Study Center, where she provided clinical services for treatment studies being conducted at the Institute, including parent training, diagnostic assessment, and school-based programming.
Dr. Rosenblatt is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received a Rutgers University fellowship to support her graduate training. At Rutgers, she taught courses on infant and child development and adolescent development. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Primary Prevention, and she has presented at conferences including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Rosenblatt is a co-author of the Middle School Organizational Skills Training program treatment manuals.
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.
Specialty Areas: Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Depression; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Family/Couples Therapy.
Office Location: Manhattan
Sameena Groves, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a licensed psychologist at the Child Study Center. She has received specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and family therapy. Her clinical expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety, mood, and adjustment disorders in school-age children, adolescents, and young adults. As a member of the Child Study Center's DBT team, Dr. Groves works with adolescents and young adults struggling with multiple emotional and behavioral difficulties, including suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors, substance abuse, disordered eating, and strained interpersonal relationships. Dr. Groves leads the DBT program's Graduate Group and supervises trainees in CBT and DBT.
Dr. Groves received her bachelor's degree in English cum laude from Yale University and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Groves also attended the post baccalaureate program in psychology at Columbia University.
Dr. Groves completed her internship in child and adolescent psychology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Child Study Center.
Dr. Groves was awarded a community service fellowship from the Yale Alumni Association while earning her bachelor degree. She is a member of the American Psychology Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.