Dr. Jessica Weiss is a postdoctoral fellow at CBC where she conducts individual, parent, family, and group therapy with children, adolescents, and young adults. Jessica received her Doctorate in Psychology from St. John’s University's PsyD program. She is also a Certified School Psychologist and received her Master’s degree in School Psychology from St. John’s University. Prior to her doctoral training, Jessica received her Master’s degree at Teachers College, Columbia University and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University at Buffalo.
Jessica has received extensive training in providing evidence-based interventions to children, adolescents and young adults presenting with a variety of mental health concerns including generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, selective mutism, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, and cognitive and language-based learning disabilities. Jessica is intensively trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). In addition, she has experience providing Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), and Parent Management Training (PMT).
Jessica completed her pre-doctoral internship as a combined clinical-school psychology intern at CBC. During internship, she conducted CBT and DBT with children, adolescents and adults in both individual and group settings. Prior to that, she served as a clinical psychology extern in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute in Manhattan, and a school psychology extern in the Great Neck Public School District on Long Island, at both the elementary and middle school levels. She has also served as a student clinician at the St. John’s Center for Psychological Services, where she provided both therapy and assessment.
Jessica’s dissertation research focused on examining clinician rated competency and clinician perceived competency when delivering therapeutic interventions.