Jessica Weiss, MA, MS

Clinical Extern, Anxiety Disorders Center

Child Mind Institute

Jessica Weiss

Jessica Weiss, MA, MS, is a clinical extern in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the School Psychology program at St. John’s University. Prior to her doctoral training, Ms. Weiss received her master’s degree in Cognitive Science at Teachers College, Columbia University. During this time, she also provided pre- and post-treatment evaluations to children with anxiety disorders at Yale University’s Child Study Center. Ms. Weiss has experience providing evidence-based treatments to children, adolescents and young adults with generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, and cognitive and language-based learning disabilities.

Ms. Weiss has received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), and Parent Management Training (PMT). She has provided individual, parent, parent-child, family and group therapy in both clinical and school settings. Prior to joining the Child Mind Institute, she held an externship position in the Great Neck Public School District at both the elementary and middle school levels. She has also served as a student clinician at St. John’s Center for Psychological Services, where she provided both therapy and assessment. Her doctoral research examines the associations between training clinicians in REBT, clinician competency and client outcome.

Training:

  • School Psychology Extern, Great Neck Public School District
  • Student Clinician, St. John’s Center for Psychological Services, St. John’s University

Education:

  • PsyD (Expected 2023), School Psychology, St. John’s University
  • MS, School Psychology, St. John’s University
  • MA, Cognitive Science, Teachers College Columbia University
  • BA, Psychology and Health & Human Services, University at Buffalo