Child Mental & Behavioral Health
The Child & Family Institute and Weissman Children's Foundation Receive the 2022 Westchester County Public Health Award from the Commissioner and Board of Health
Welcome to The Child & Family Institute. We are a highly specialized, interdisciplinary behavioral health/cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) clinical practice and training institute, with locations throughout the U.S. including Westchester County, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Greenwich, CT, Bergen County, NJ, and telehealth programs in FL, MI, CA, and beyond. We hope you will find our website a valuable resource to learn more about CBT, DBT, and the wide range of evidence-based mental and behavioral health treatment and consultation services we provide to children, adolescents, young adults, parents/families, local organizations, schools, mental health agencies, and clinicians in the community.
Dr. Adam S. Weissman receives the 2020 Distinguished Contributions to Practice Award from the American Psychological Association and the Board of Professional Affairs, announcing the launch of the Weissman Children's Foundation, as well as a 40 Under 40 Rising Stars Award.
Founded in 2011 by renowned cognitive-behavioral psychologist, Dr. Adam S. Weissman, CFI was established as the world's first "Clinical Dissemination Practice" dedicated to evidence-based mental and behavioral health assessment, treatment, advocacy, and dissemination for children, families, and young adults. Our integrated behavioral health services include comprensive individual & family and group CBT, clinical psychopharmacology, speech therapy & occupational therapy, holistic health and nutrition, medical psychology, neuropsychological/educational assessment, consultation, and advocacy, college prep, SAT/ACT tutoring, and academic remediation services, and a number of specialty treatment clinics, for youth of all ages. Our faculty and associate faculty hold clinical and academic appointments at top hospitals and universities, including Columbia University, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, the NYU School of Medicine, the NYU Child Study Center, Bellevue Hospital, Albert Enstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Duke Univesrity, Northwestern University, the Yale Child Study Center, Harvard University, and Harvard Medical School. Please feel free to learn more about our doctors and clinical fellows by visiting the "Meet Our Faculty" page, and of course, please feel free to contact us by phone or email with any questions or consultation needs, or to schedule an intake appointment with one of our CBT or behavioral health specialists. We look forward to meeting with you and your family!
**Since 2016, we have been pleased to offer Speech and Occupational Therapy at our CFI-Westchester and Greenwich locations through our partnership with Rye Therapies of OT, PT, and Speech: Debra Vitagliano, MS, OTR/L and Kristy Castaldo, M.A., CCC-SLP, TSHH.
**Since 2019, we are pleased to announce our collaboration with Premier Pediatrics, with offices in Park Slope, Manhattan, and The Rockaways.
Photos of CFI-Westchester in Scarsdale Village