institute for behavior therapy
founded in 1971
[Newyork, NY]
About Dr Weissman
About the Director: Adam S. Weissman, Ph.D.
Dr. Adam S. Weissman is the Director of the Child/Adolescent Treatment Center at IBT. Dr. Weissman received his B.A. in Psychology and French from the University of Pennsylvania, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the NYU Child Study Center/Bellevue Hospital Center and a 2-year post-doctoral clinical research fellowship in child/adolescent psychology under the mentorship of John R. Weisz, Ph.D., ABPP at Harvard University and Judge Baker Children’s Center, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Weissman is a cognitive-behavioral therapist, trainer, supervisor, and consultant, and an expert in the treatment of a wide range of youth anxiety problems, including social anxiety, separation anxiety, school refusal, generalized worry, phobias, perfectionism, OCD, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress, and selective mutism, as well as depressive disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior problems, and related conditions. He has extensive experience treating youth, and training professionals in the community, using the latest advances in cognitive and behavioral therapies.

Dr. Weissman holds faculty appointments in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University ( and Yeshiva University (, where he teaches and supervises advanced doctoral students in CBT for children and adults; he is also a clinical consultant at Judge Baker Children’s Center Clinical Care, Harvard Medical School ( Dr. Weissman is an accomplished clinical researcher with over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and edited books published or in press, and over 40 professional presentations, the majority focusing on cognitive-behavioral therapy and neuropsychological assessment for children and adolescents.