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Finally, a specialized program that works for youth and families in Westfield, NJ. While most anxiety treatment programs are one-size-fits-all, we focus solely on treating clients who struggle with moderate to severe OCD, anxiety, and anxiety related disorders. Anxiety Institute serves clients with comprehensive, compassionate and intensive anxiety treatment for adolescents and young adults.
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Stacey Dobrinsky, PhD
Director of Training
Dr. Stacey Dobrinsky has over ten years of experience treating children and adolescents with OCD and anxiety disorders. She was a founding faculty member of the McLean OCD Institute for Children and Adolescent program (OCD Jr.) and ultimately served as the Clinical Director. Stacey specializes in severe, treatment refractory anxiety and OCD while utilizing a combination of Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) in her treatment.
She has been trained through the International OCD Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) and has completed the Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) training. She is also certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD. Stacey has given multiple presentations on OCD, Anxiety and ACT, both locally and nationally.
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“We spent a lot of time with our child’s therapist, but we also met a lot of the other therapists here. And, every one of them, while different styles, had the same warmth and the same caring attitude about really understanding how to help our daughter do better. And it was such a nice feeling to see people who really cared, as opposed to just doing a job.”
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About Westfield, NJ
Westfield, NJ is a charming town located in Union County, approximately 25 miles southwest of New York City. It is celebrated for its rich history, beautifully preserved downtown, and the harmonious blend of Victorian and Colonial homes that line its streets. The town center is a hub of activity, adorned with chic boutiques, diverse restaurants, and the historic Rialto Theatre. Noteworthy for its academic excellence, Westfield boasts top-tier public schools and is conveniently close to renowned institutions such as Rutgers and Princeton University.
The town’s population is a mix of professionals, many of whom commute to New York City, families drawn by the robust educational system, and long-time residents who cherish the community’s tranquil allure. Westfield places a high emphasis on the welfare of its citizens, promoting initiatives on mental health and providing extensive community support.
Promoting a sense of unity and a high standard of living, Westfield offers a variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year. Understanding the significance of comprehensive well-being, the town ensures that mental health resources and support systems are available and accessible to all its residents.