Experienced, Caring, NYS Licensed Psychologists and Therapists—Helping People for Almost 30 Years
Executive Director
Robert J. Filewich, Ph.D., A.B.M.P., is an experienced psychologist who has been the director of The Center for Behavior Therapy in White Plains, NY, for more than 25 years. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in New York State and is Board Certified in Medical Psychotherapy. Dr. Filewich received his doctoral degree in 1976 from the University of Mississippi and subsequently interned at The Rockefeller University in NYC.

He has extensive experience in treating adults, adolescents, children, adults, adolescents, children, families, and couples in Westchester since 1981.
Dr. Filewich’s specialty areas include: Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Social Skills and Self-Esteem Training, Couples/ Marital Therapy,Sexual Counseling, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

He is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the American Psychological Association (APA), the New York State Psychological Association, and the Westchester County Psychological Association.
Robert J. Filewich, Ph.D., A.B.M.P.
Mediation Director
Jay D. Marson, Esq., C.S.W., is both an experienced attorney and Cognitive-Behavior Psychotherapist. He received his law degree from NYU School of Law and his masters degree in social work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work in NYC. He has had extensive experience working with families, couples, adolescents, and children.
In addition to his excellent psychotherapeutic skills, he is a trained and experienced divorce mediator, member of the Academy of Family Mediators, an accredited member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, and member of the New York State Bar Association: Family Law Section.
Jay D. Marson, Esq., C.S.W.
Clinical Director
Dr. Liz Scafidi, Ph.D. is a therapist who joined The Center for Behavior Therapy in 2009. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University. Prior to coming to The Center for Behavior Therapy, Dr. Scafidi worked as a therapist in a variety of settings, including specialty clinics, community mental health centers, and schools. Dr. Scafidi specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, in the treatment of Depression and other Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Childhood Disorders, and in the management of chronic physical pain disorders. She has worked with adults, teenagers, children and couples, and has also conducted group therapy. Dr. Scafidi has also worked as a
Professor at Purchase College and Rutgers University teaching courses in Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Infant and Child Development, and Adolescent Development. She has also been involved in research focusing on Mood Disorders and Child and Partner Abuse, and is expert in the area of Psychological Partner Abuse. In addition, Dr. Scafidi has taught cognitive and behavioral techniques to other mental health professionals and to school staff. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
Dr. Liz Scafidi, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Stacey Rosenkranz is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialization in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in child and adolescent clinical psychology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. She has worked as a therapist in numerous hospitals and clinics. She treats adults, children, and adolescents in individual, family, and couples settings. In addition, Dr. Rosenkranz has led numerous anxiety and
social skills groups. Dr. Rosenkranz provides treatment for anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, and behavior disorders with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques. She is an Instructor on the faculty of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University where she supervises and mentors trainees. Dr. Rosenkranz is a member of the Westchester County Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).
Dr. Stacey Rosenkranz
Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Sara Stave is a licensed clinical psychologist. She received her Doctorate in School/ Child Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University in 1999. Prior to joining The Center for Behavior Therapy, Dr. Stave completed extensive training at the Institute of Behavior Therapy in New York City. Dr. Stave has worked as a psychologist in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community mental health centers, and schools. She has worked within school systems with teachers and parents, setting-up special needs classrooms that employ behavioral teachings. Dr. Stave also conducts psycho-educational evaluations to
diagnose learning disabilities, autism, and emotional issues. Dr. Stave uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the treatment of a range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, and behavioral problems. She also conducts family training, both with families with typical children and families that include children with special needs. She works with adults, teenagers, children and couples. Dr. Stave is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Westchester County Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).
Dr. Sara Stave