Headshot of Dr. WeismanDr. Clio Belle Weisman, PhD LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist practicing in California, New York, and Louisiana. She specializes in empirically supported treatment, research-supported interventions, and behavioral work including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Informed Treatment, Psychodynamic Treatment and Trauma Informed Care. Dr. Weisman is extensively trained and is committed to helping clients with chronic mental illness such as depression and anxiety, personality disorders and interpersonal or relationship difficulties. In addition to individual work, Dr. Weisman has experience with family treatment and crisis intervention.

Dr. Weisman previously held a post doctoral position at Teachers College, Columbia University where she instructed students as well as consulting on a number of projects and clinical trials. Prior to this, Dr. Weisman served as a clinician in the justice systems of New York and Louisiana, as well as maintaining a private practice focusing on the needs of at-risk youth, adults in crisis and those struggling with longer-term mental health issues. Dr. Weisman has been providing treatment in various settings as a clinician, director, and consultant for over 17 years and has published highly regarded work in the area of juvenile delinquency, methodology, and clinical practice. She also received additional training for crisis intervention, family therapy modalities and the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dr. Weisman completed her MSW at Smith College School for Social Work and trained at the Yale Child Study before entering practice. She obtained a research-based degree at Oxford University’s Centre for Evidence-Based Social Intervention and her doctorate at University of Birmingham in the department of Social Work, Sociology, and Criminology. Dr. Weisman’s practical and research supported approach to treatment is based not only in years of training but also her experience in some of the most rigorous and challenging environments in the country ranging from maximum security juvenile facilities to home-based work in New Orleans immediately post-Katrina.