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 just returned from the 48th Annual American Association of Suicidology (AAS) Conference in Atlanta, GA after presenting a half-day workshop with Dr. James Mazza, PhD title, "Applying DBT to School-Based Settings".

    The workshop identifed a newly developed continuum of providing school-based mental health services in schools that utilizes Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) strategies and skills as the foundation.

    If you'd like to learn more about the American Association of Suicidology, please visit them at

  • Educational Presentations

    Dr. Alec Miller will be presenting, “Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Adolescents: Advances in Research and Treatment” at the 11th Annual Yale NEA-BPD Conference. The “Meeting the Needs of Children and Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder Features” conference will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Sterling Hall of Medicine in New Haven, Ct.

    This year’s conference will address advances in treatment and support for children and adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder. Dr. Miller’s presentation will provide observers with a deeper understanding of the rational and application of DBT in school settings, as well as offer tools to gain knowledge about the Biosocial Theory and address the etiology and maintenance of emotion dysregulation.

    To attend this conference, visit If you register by April 3rd, you'll also qualify for the Early Bird Registration Discount. For more information about the conference, go to

  • Educational Presentations

    Dr. Alec Miller is giving an invited lecture to parents and counselors from Tuckahoe, Pelham, Eastchester and Bronxville School Districts
    titled, "Self-harm:" The coping strategy for our youth in the 21st Century. How should schools and parents respond? 

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Client Reading

Eating Disorders

Eating Mindfully

S. Albers
New Harbinger, 2012

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