A boutique psychology practice group specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy

Founded and directed by Dr. Lisa Napolitano, CBT/DBT Associates is a boutique psychology practice committed to providing the highest quality, research-based, and cutting edge cognitive-behavioral treatments.

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Founded and directed by Dr. Lisa Napolitano, CBT/DBT Associates is a boutique psychology practice committed to providing the highest quality, research-based, and cutting edge cognitive-behavioral treatments.

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High quality, research-based, cutting edge treatment.

CBT/DBT Associates specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy for adults based in NYC and Miami, under the directorship of Lisa A. Napolitano, Ph.D.

Dr. Lisa A. Napolitano, J.D., Ph.D.
Founder and Director

Dr. Lisa Napolitano is the Founder and Director of CBT/DBT Associates, as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine, an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai Hospital, and a fellow and Certified Trainer/Consultant of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

Meet Dr. Napolitano

Who We Are

Each member of our team is dedicated to providing the highest quality, research-based treatments. Many of our staff psychologists have specialties in trauma, OCD, sports and performance anxiety, child and adolescent services, and more.

Meet Our Team

Our Services

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a collaborative, present-focused treatment that focuses on changing patterns of thinking, behavior, and emotional responding that are associated with distress. In CBT, clients learn techniques to recognize and change these patterns to improve daily functioning and life satisfaction.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a highly specialized form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy designed to help people who have pervasive difficulties managing their emotions. DBT is a mindfulness-based therapy that balances the use of change strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy with acceptance strategies from Zen.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

What We Treat

Both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) can successfully address a wide variety of problems.

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