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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Books & Videos

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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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  • 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

  • Community Outreach

    What better way to give back to our community than to "Pitch In, Pick Up!" CBC ventured to the Belvedere Castle in Central Park to participate in the Central Park Conservatory's "Pitch In, Pick Up" program! If you would like to pitch in to keeping Central Park beautiful and safe, visit CentralParkNYC to learn more!

  • CBC Announcement

    In the newest volume of the The American Journal of Psychotherapy, Dr. Alec Miller is featured as the Guest Editor for this special edition describing new adaptations of DBT. Dr. Miller is also the co-author of 3 articles in this volume, authoring as well as writing the introduction titled, “Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Evolution and Adaptations in the 21st Century”.

    Dr Miller’s Guest Edited Featured articles include:

    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Evolution and Adaptations in the 21st  Century

    • The Course and Evolution of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    • Transdiagnostic Applications of DBT for Adolescents and Adults

    • DBT & Eating Disorders: The Use of Contingency Management Procedures to Manage Dialectical Dilemmas

    • Radically Open-Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Disorders of Over-Control: Signaling Matters

    • Treatment Acceptability Study of Walking the Middle Path, a DBT Skills Module for Adolescents & their Families

    • DBT for Suicidal Latina Adolescents: Supplemental Dialectical Corollaries and Treatment Targets
      Mentalization and Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    • Towards the Development of an Effective Working Alliance: The Application of DBT Validation
      and Stylistic Strategies in the Adaption of a Manualized Complex Trauma Group Treatment Program for Adolescents in Long-Term Detention


    To download this exclusive journal, please visit:

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Client Reading


The Habit Change Workbook: How To Break Bad Habits And Form Good Ones

J. Claiborn
New Harbinger Publications, 2001

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