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. Through the use of evidence-based approaches, we provide the necessary structure and tools to assist individuals with issues ranging from life stresses and problems to the full range of mild to severe psychological disorders. We serve adults, adolescents, children, couples and families, as well as provide consultation to the community and other professionals.
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. We aim to help each individual achieve life-enhancing and enduring change.
Yeraz Meschian, PhD
Dr. Yeraz Meschian is a post-doctoral fellow at CBC whose clinical interests are in the treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders in children, adolescent, and adults. Dr. Meschian received her B.A from Columbia University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University where she was given numerous awards for her academic excellence. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Westchester Jewish Community Services, where she used evidenced-based therapies, including DBT and CBT, to treat children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Meschian has specialized training and extensive clinical experience in the treatment of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, suicide, self-injury, trauma, dissociation, and attentional disorders in multiple settings, including inpatient, outpatient, and private practice. Dr. Meschian received additional clinical and research training at Bellevue Hospital and NYU's World Trade Center Program, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Meschian's research interests focus on the treatment of individuals struggling to adjust to a new life after medical illness, as well as the phenomenology of anxiety disorders in children. Specifically, Dr. Meschian has studied disorder-specific cognitive risk factors in the development of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, as well as the potential for change in parental beliefs as they relate to anxiety in offspring. Dr. Meschian is an active member of the American Psychological Association, Society of Behavioral Medicine, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. To contact Dr. Meschian, please click here