Michelle W. Greenberg, Ph.D. is the founder of Behavioral Wellness Center of South Florida, LLC in Boca Raton and is licensed to practice psychology in the states of Florida and New York.
Specializing in the practice of cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy, Dr. Greenberg works with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Dr. Greenberg is also part of Boca DBT Consultants, a weekly DBT consultation team.
Dr. Greenberg graduated with Honors in Psychology from The University of Florida and received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital Centers in New York.
With extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety (including panic disorder, generalized anxiety, OCD, and social anxiety), and behavioral disorders (including ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder), Dr. Greenberg has worked with children, adolescents, and adults, in addition to providing family, parenting, and group therapy.
Dr. Greenberg has been intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a comprehensive treatment for individuals with significant emotional difficulties, suicidal and non-suicidal self-injury, and other interpersonal and behavioral difficulties. She conducts both individual therapy and DBT group skills training.
Working for four years at Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants, LLP in White Plains, New York, a practice co-founded by Dr. Alec Miller and Dr. Lata McGinn, Dr. Greenberg served as the Director of Clinical Intake Services and was a full-time therapist seeing individual clients and running CBT and DBT skills groups.
Dr. Greenberg also worked on a five-year NIMH-funded research study examining the efficacy of CBT group therapy for early adolescent girls with depression, and she has co-authored book chapters on the treatment of childhood depression and presented research related to depressive symptoms, cognitive style, and treatment of childhood depression at national conferences.
At the Parent Infant Center at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, Dr. Greenberg received specialized training working with new parents and their infants.
Dr. Greenberg also co-facilitated DBT groups at the Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service, a high school intensive outpatient treatment day program, while working at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital.
In addition to co-facilitating parenting workshops and conducted group sessions for young adolescents with anger management difficulties using the Coping Power manual, Dr. Greenberg has also served as an adjunct clinical supervisor at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Greenberg has taught a DBT class to the psychology and psychiatry interns and fellows at Montefiore Medical Center, and she is an active member in the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies(ABCT) and the Florida Psychological Association (FPA).
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