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Matthew Mandelbaum

Psychologist, PhD
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)-Anxiety-Depression-Career counseling-Young professionals' mental health-Artists’ mental health-College mental health-

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Professional statement

Dr. Matthew Mandelbaum is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in NY, CT, and FL with the authority to practice psychology in PSYPACT states. He works with Professionals in Business, Technology, Law, Healthcare, the Arts & Education, Emerging Adults, & University Students.

Dr. Mandelbaum’s work focuses on giving clients the tools and skills they need to cope and succeed. He has expertise in anxiety, depression, building self-esteem, personality disorders, and helping individuals who are not meeting career/professional goals. He also enjoys working extensively with emerging adults as they develop their identity and grow personally, socially, and professionally. He understands the excitement and challenges that accompanies moving through adulthood and looks forward to helping his clients explore their ambitions and reach their goals. He provides both individual and group therapy.

Dr. Mandelbaum especially enjoys working with highly successful people who are missing a set of skills, like coping with stressful situations or effectively dealing with people. His clients are highly sensitive and highly intelligent. Many of them have suffered from experiences of trauma.

He has a deep understanding of how to use DBT to help clients with a wide range of issues and implements mindfulness practices when appropriate. He teaches them to how make good decisions in the moment and how to step back and look at the big picture. His sessions are goal-oriented and focus on a specific challenge.

Dr. Mandelbaum’s goal is to give his clients a set of tools that they can use to effectively live the life they want. Online and In-Person Therapy Available.

Message to clients

Are You Kind, Sensitive, and Intelligent?

Have You Survived Trauma?

I Aim to Help You

Overcome the Negativity of Your Past,

Grow Your Wisdom,

And Make Your Life Work.

Looking for practical solutions?

I can help clients in 41 states.

I work with highly-sensitive, intelligent people who are professionals in business, tech, law, healthcare, the arts & education, emerging adults, or university students.

I am intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, as a first cohort member of the 2-year Linehan Institute Behavioral Tech DBT-Team-Building Intensive for Independent Practitioners.

You deserve to develop your most authentic self, by becoming more mindful of the context of the present moment and by developing an array of strategies that can help you tolerate stress, regulate your emotions, and build high-quality relationships. You deserve to tap into and develop your inherent wisdom.

I want to help you with the process of empowering yourself to make decisions clearly and to be more effective in your thinking, acting, and doing. I want to help you recognize all of the areas where you have strength and teach you how you can use your gifts to make improvements in areas of need.

My aim is to help you be you. Let’s begin the process.

Join me for an initial no-cost 20-minute telephone consultation.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 11 years

Private Practice
PsySoEd Dynamics, LLC, Managing Director
Fordham University, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Robert Louis Stevenson, Administrator, Strategic Advisor
Washington Square Institute, DBT Skills Trainer
Hunter College, Adjunct Lecturer
Pre-K – 12 General/Special Settings, Private, Public, Parochial, Faculty
New York University, Instructor in Psychology

Fordham University, Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership, 2016
The Linehan Institute, Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, 2015
Fordham University, PhD, 2013
Bank Street College, MA, 2007
New York University, MA, 2003
University of Pennsylvania, BA, 1998


New York: 020910 - Connecticut: 4112 - Florida: TPPY630 - New Jersey: PSYPACT APIT 13510 - Pennsylvania: PSYPACT APIT 13510 - Delaware: PSYPACT APIT 13510 - Washington DC: PSYPACT APIT 13510 - Ohio: PSYPACT APIT 13510 - Maryland: PSYPACT APIT 13510 - Alabama: PSYPACT 13510 - Arizona: PSYPACT 13510 - Arkansas: PSYPACT 13510 - Colorado: PSYPACT 13510 - Georgia: PSYPACT 13510 - Idaho: PSYPACT 13510 - Illinois: PSYPACT 13510 - Indiana: PSYPACT 13510 - Kansas: PSYPACT 13510 - Kentucky: PSYPACT 13510 - Maine: PSYPACT 13510 - Michigan: PSYPACT 13510 - Minnesota: PSYSPACT 13510 - Mississippi: PSYPACT 13510 - Missouri: PSYPACT 13510 - Nebraska: PSYPACT 13510 - Nevada: PSYPACT 13510 - New Hampshire: PSYPACT 13510 - North Carolina: PSYPACT 13510 - North Dakota: PSYPACT 13510 - Oklahoma: PSYPACT 13510 - Rhode Island: PSYPACT 13510 - South Carolina: PSYPACT 13510 - Tennessee: PSYPACT 13510 - Texas: PSYPACT 13510 - Utah: PSYPACT 13510 - Virginia: PSYPACT 13510 - Washington: PSYPACT 13510 - West Virginia: PSYPACT 13510 - Wisconsin: PSYPACT 13510 - Vermont: PSYPACT 13510 - South Dakota: PSYPACT 13510




Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - Skill-building and support to increase mindfulness, interpersonal efficacy, distress tolerance, and emotion regulation

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance

Young professionals' mental health - Working with young adults in their 20s & 30s to find work-life balance and meaningful careers

Artists’ mental health - Understanding of highly creative minds; goal setting related to the artistic and creative process; support finding meaningful balance in one’s life

College mental health - Navigating the transition into college and stressors of academics, personal relationships, and self-development


  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Matthew Mandelbaum is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

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  • Individual sessions:$350 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$250 - $350
  • Initial session:$350 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Therapy Groups

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DBT Skills Group for Professionals in Business, Technology, Law, Healthcare, the Arts & Education

This 10-week group is for professionals looking to improve their interpersonal effectiveness, self-understanding, and stress management skills using evidence-based DBT.

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DBT Skills Group for Emerging Adults & University Students

This 10-week group is for emerging adults and students looking to improve their interpersonal effectiveness, self-understanding, and stress management skills using evidence-based DBT.

Client testimonials

"I have had a great experience working with Dr. Mandelbaum. When I started seeing him, I struggled with self-confidence and being productive. Often times, I found myself held back by my own thoughts and worries. Dr. Mandelbaum offered me an open listening ear, and practical skills I could use daily. Through the use of these mindfulness tools, I have dramatically improved my confidence levels and achieved many personal and professional goals. I have very happily worked with Dr. Mandelbaum for the last nine months, and I’m excited to see where I will be in another nine."
- Client June 2017
"Dr. Mandelbaum has helped me immensely. He has given me a variety of tools to help rebuild my life, encouragement to have to have the strength to be who I am, and the confidence to live well within my limitations. I am much better at managing my pain."
- Client December 2019
"I’ve been working with Matthew for several months now. He’s been great at providing practical tools and resources I can use/practice daily, keeping me accountable to my goals, all while being a generally positive force through a particularly rough patch for me."
- Client December 2019
"Has good insights from previous clients with similar issues"
- Zencare client August 2021
"Dr. Mandelbaum focused on an assessment of my needs. He made me feel comfortable and understood. He seems to have the experience I am looking for."
- Zencare client September 2023
"Very much liked out zoom session together. Very bright guy and to the point. Looking forward to more sessions"
- Zencare client October 2023

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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