Mandi Silverman, PsyD, MBA

Senior Director, Autism Center

Child Mind Institute

Mandi Silverman, PsyD, MBA



  • Emily Abromowitz, Staff Associate

    (646) 625-4259

  • Mandi Silverman, PsyD, MBA, is the senior director of the Autism Center at the Child Mind Institute. She specializes in working with children on the autism spectrum, and who have ADHD and other behavior disorders.

    Dr. Silverman has training and experience in a wide array of evidence-based practices, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Parent Management Training (PMT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), social cognitive support, social skills training (SST), anger management training, school-based consultation and advocacy, teacher consultation and classroom management support.

    Dr. Silverman uses her training in healthcare management to create and implement programs that provide interventions for groups of children, including her past work coordinating comprehensive services for children on the autism spectrum, as well as the development of an intensive summer treatment program for kids with ADHD at the Child Mind Institute. Dr. Silverman has also taught graduate-level courses in psychological assessment and diagnosis, multicultural counseling and treatment, and career counseling across the lifespan.

    In her 10 years of clinical experience, she has led a number of lectures and trainings for clinicians, parents, teachers and schools in the Philadelphia and New York metropolitan areas. She is committed to raising mental health awareness so that all children can obtain clinically sound treatment and reach their full potential.


    • Inaugural Program Manager, Philadelphia’s Autism Center for Excellence, NorthEast Treatment Centers
    • Diagnostician, Center for Psychotherapy Research, University of Pennsylvania
    • Adjunct Professor, Psychological Assessment, Vocational Counseling and Multicultural Counseling, Alvernia University, Reading, PA


    • Pre-doctoral Intern, Widener Partnership Charter School, Chester, PA
    • MBA Resident in Healthcare Management, NHS Human Services
    • School Psychology Intern, Radnor Township School District, Wayne, PA
    • Diagnostician, The Center for Cognitive Therapy, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania


    • PsyD, Clinical and School Psychology, Widener University, Chester, PA
    • MBA, Healthcare Management, Widener University
    • MS, Counseling Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston
    • BA, Psychology, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA