Matthew Mandelbaum

Therapist, PhD, MSEd, MA

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Matthew Mandelbaum
"Helping You Increase Your Authenticity, Power, & Effectiveness"

Why I chose to be in the helping profession

Jewish Psychologist in Manhattan, NY

Dr. Mandelbaum helps each client in the process of becoming an authentic self who is capable of being effective in all areas of life.
His clients include those working in business, healthcare, the arts, education, emerging adults, and university students.
Dr. Mandelbaum’s goals for each client are: To improve decision making and problem-solving abilities, to reduce the effects of pain and suffering, and to increase resilience.
His approach is to build a strong therapeutic alliance with each client that combines support and validation with skill development to help reach goals. Dr. Mandelbaum customizes cognitive, social and emotional interventions to each client’s unique strengths and needs.
He uses his professional framework to help clients clarify their values and to turn them into action plans that help reduce suffering and improve lives. He helps clients cope with physical and mental aspects of complex behavioral and health conditions and diseases like trauma, diabetes, cancer and physical injury.
Dr. Mandelbaum provides individual and group therapy, and combines dialectical behavior therapy with teaching, learning, and entrepreneurship to help engage clients in the process of behavioral change.
Dr. Mandelbaum has a vested interest and extensive experience working with the Jewish community.
Overall, Dr. Mandelbaum helps each client become a skillful problem-solver, who is more empowered and more adept at transforming challenges into successes.

Psychologist serving the Jewish community in Manhattan, NY


  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Strength-Based


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Parenting
  • Personality issues & disorders
  • PTSD
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma

Languages spoken


People I work with

Groups Adults Elders (65+) Individuals

Personal religious affiliations


Jewish community experience


19 W. 34th Street

18 years in practice


Psychologist by NY 2014. License number 020910


PhD Educational Psychology by Fordham University 2013
Executive Certificate NonProfit Leadership by Fordham 2016
MSEd General & Special Education by Bank Street College 2007
MA Psychology by New York University 2003
BA Economics by University of Pennsylvania 1998


Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi by , ,


Dialectical Behavior Therapy 2 -Year Training by Linehan Institute 2015

Average costs per session


Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Insurance
  • Free consultation


  • out of network

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