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About Dr. Weinstein

Susan Weinstein, M.D. is a psychiatrist in private practice in Ardsley, NY, a suburb of Westchester County.  She is board certified in both child/adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry.  She treats children, adolescents, and adults using psychotherapy and medication management. Dr. Weinstein is also an attending physician, supervisor and assistant professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, with dual appointments in the departments of psychiatry and pediatrics. 

Dr. Weinstein approaches patients with warmth and compassion, guided by the philosophy that psychotherapy alone is effective for many difficulties, and that medication works best when combined with therapy. Her therapeutic style is a mixture of psychodynamic, cognitive and behavioral models. Dr. Weinstein sees patients for talk therapy, medication management, or a combination of both. She sees patients individually or with their families, for long term treatment or for short term consultations. Dr. Weinstein has particular interest in treating mood and anxiety disorders, trauma-related disorders, issues relating to women's health, and behavioral and attention difficulties. 

Dr. Weinstein was born and raised in New York. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, with distinction in psychology, and attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine on a scholarship for academic achievement. Dr. Weinstein completed her adult and child psychiatry training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, as Chief Resident of her fellowship class. Dr. Weinstein currently lives in Westchester with her husband and three children.

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Selected Publications

Weinstein S, Haeri S, Cohen LJ, Ten A, Barron E, Galynker II, DuHamel KN. Predictors of Relapse in Bipolar Disorder: A Review. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2006, Sep; 12(5)269-282.

Review of 7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies for Students with Disabilities by Elizabeth Hamblet, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Book Forum.

Weinstein S, Catenaccio R. Resilience in the Face of Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Role of Tenacity. Original paper presented to Montefiore Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry​


Weinstein S, Rothman D. Report on the State of Medical Professionalism. Original paper published for Columbia University's Institute on Medicine as a Profession.

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