Dr. Michelle Maidenberg

Education & Experience

Education - PhD from Yeshiva Univ, MPH from Hunter College and MSW from New York Univ. Advanced Clinical Training in EMDR, CBT, ACT and Structural Family Therapy. Experience - Private Practice & President/Clinical Director of Westchester Group Works, a Center for Group Therapy in Harrison, NY. Co-Founder and Clinical Director of “Thru My Eyes” a nonprofit organization. Adjunct Faculty at New York University (NYU). Created and coordinates the CBT Program at Camp Shane in NY, AZ, GA, CA, TX & WI and Shane Diet and Fitness Resorts in NY & TX. On the Editorial Boards of the GROUP Journal and Health and Social Work. Board of Directors member at The Boys & Girls Club and is a consultant and trainer. Recently contributed to a variety of magazine and news articles and is author of “Free Your Child From Overeating" 53 Strategies For Lifelong Health Using Mindfulness, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations


Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors