My name is Michelle P. Maidenberg, Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R. I am the President/Clinical Director of Westchester Group Works, a Center for Group Therapy in Harrison, NY and maintain a private practice (www.michellemaidenberg.com). I am also the Co-Founder and Clinical Director of “Thru My Eyes” (www.ThruMyEyes.org) a nonprofit 501c3 organization that offers free clinically-guided videotaping to chronically medically ill individuals who want to leave video legacies for their children and loved ones.
I am Adjunct Faculty at New York University (NYU) in their graduate program in the Silver School of Social Work. I created and coordinate the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program at Camp Shane, a health & weight management camp for children and teens in NY, AZ, GA, CA, TX & WI and Shane Diet and Fitness Resorts, a resort focusing on health & weight management for young adults and adults in NY & TX.
I am a Board of Directors member at The Boys & Girls in Mount Vernon. I am on the American Red Cross Crisis Team and serve on the Board of Directors of the Westchester Trauma Network (WTN) in Westchester NY.
I am the author of the book “Free Your Child From Overeating” 53 Mind-Body Strategies For Lifelong Health” Rooted in CBT, ACT, and Mindfulness (https://www.amazon.com/Free-Your-Child-Overeating-Handbook/dp/1615192700). I have advanced training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and Family Systems Therapy.
I am a consultant and trainer and often present at conferences and publish on the topics of health and weight management, mindfulness, anxiety, parenting, childhood development, socialization, general health related issues, trauma, assertiveness training, and group treatment.