Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants of Westchester and Manhattan is a private group practice of internationally recognized mental health professionals who specialize in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and provide the highest quality of clinical, consultation, and coaching services.  As a group of dedicated clinicians and researchers, we are committed to helping clients identify goals, overcome obstacles, and resolve problems that may be impeding their lives. More >

What is CBT ?

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a structured, problem focused psychological treatment approach in which the therapist works collaboratively with the client and uses specific techniques to improve the client's well being and overall functioning.

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What is DBT ?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a compassionate, evidence-based treatment for individuals who have significant difficulty regulating emotions and behaviors.

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    Dialectical Behavior Therapy For Adolescents

    Rathus, J.H. & Miller, A.L.

    (2014) • Guilford Press

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    Child Maltreatment

    Wekerle, C., Miller, A.L., Wolfe, D.A., & Spindel, C.

    In series Advances in psychotherapy - Evidence-based practice. (2006) • Hogrefe & Huber

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    Treatment Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    McGinn, L.K. & Sanderson, W.C.

    (1999) • New Jersey: Jason Aronson, Inc.

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    Dialectical Behavior Therapy For Adolescents With Multiple Problems (DVD)

    Miller, AL

    (2007) • APA Psychotherpay Video Series IX, Children and Adolescents, Hosted by Jon Carlson, PsyD, American Psychological Association

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    Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders(2ed)

    Leahy, R L., Holland, S.J.F., & McGinn, L.K.

    (November 2011) • Guilford Press

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    Dialectical Behavior Therapy With Suicidal Adolescents

    Miller, A.L., Rathus, J.H., & Linehan, M.M.

    (November 2007) • Guilford Press

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  • Educational Presentations

    Dr. Alec Miller has been invited by Harvard's Department of Psychiatry/ Cambridge Health Alliance to present at their annual conference, "School Mental Health: Treating Students K-12". Dr. Miller's presentation titled, "Adapting DBT from Outpatient to School Settings: Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Youth", explores the utility of targeted and universal interventions in schools. Dr. Miller is a leading clinical-researcher, author and educator in the field of DBT and has pioneered the adaptation of comprehensive DBT in school settings. Download the conference flyer here.

    For more information on Dr. Miller's upcoming presentations, and all CBC events and announcements, please email to join our mailing list!

    If your school is interested in hosting Dr. Miller as a speaker and/or presenter, please forward all inquiries to to learn more about our school consultation programs.

  • Educational Presentations


    Leading expert and authors of DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents, Dr. Alec Miller and Dr. Jill Rathus, will be presenting an all-new workshop in October 2015 providing an overview of one of the most important developments in DBT over the past decade: the adaptations made to address the needs of adolescents and their families. This workshop will include a particular focus on multi-family skills training groups and the latest DBT skills for adolescents and their caregivers.

  • CBC in the Media

    In today's Wall Street Journal, Dr Alec Miller discusses the usefulness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in schools to address teenagers who are engaging in self injury, such a cutting. As schools are seeing a rise in this behavior, many school districts are implementing DBT programs to help students learn skills to manage their emotions. DBT practices have been shown to greatly reduce the frequency of self injury in teens. Dr. Miller, along with his team, were the original trainers/consultants for the program at Ardsley High School for over 8 years, and have since provided this important training and on ongoing consulting for the DBT services for 25 schools in the tri-state area. For more information on how to receive DBT training and consultation services, visit Contact Us

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Client Reading


Peaceful Mind: Using Mindfulness And Cognitive Behavioral Psychology To Overcome Depression

J.R. McQuaid, & P.E. Carmona
New Harbinger Publications, 2004

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