Experienced, Caring, NYS Licensed Psychologists and Therapists—Helping People for Over 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 over 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, 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.

Child and Adolescent Director

Sarah Rubin, Psy.D. is a licensed  psychologist and Director of The Center's Child and Adolescent Services. Dr. Rubin provides individual Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), parenting strategies strong support, and school consultative services to achieve a positive outcome for your child socially, emotionally and educationally.  She received her doctoral degree from Pace University: School-Clinical program,  and specializes in: anxiety, depression, ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities,sexual identity, autistic spectrum disorders,soscial skills training, bereavement, parenting-skills training, children of divorce, family and step-family counseling, school refusal, anger, and shyness.

Having over 20 years of experience in the field of clinical and child psychology, Dr. Rubin places great value establishing a warm and collaborative relationship with both the children and parents with which she works. Dr. Rubin is also a School Psychologist for the past 16 years at the Todd Elementary School in Briarcliff Manor, NY. At the school, she is an integral part of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) and RTIT (Response To InterventionTeam). She is a member of BOCES, the Westchester County Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Association.

Sarah Rubin, Psy.D.

Clinical Phycologist

Dr. William L. Golden is a New York State licensed psychologist. He received his PhD from the New School for Social Research in 1975. He has been on the faculty of Cornell Medical College, the Albert Ellis Institute and the Institute for Behavior Therapy in New York City. He has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and the Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly. Dr. Golden has published extensively. He is the co-author of several books, including Hypnotherapy: A Modern Approach, Psychological Treatment of Cancer Patients and Mind Over Malignancy: Living with Cancer, and was the co-editor of Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to Psychotherapy. He has written articles for professional journals and chapters for books on topics such as Cognitive-behavior Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Health Psychology and the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders.

With over 40 years of experience and a vast repertoire of treatment modalities, Dr. Golden treats adults, adolescents, children, couples and families. Dr. Golden’s treatment modalities include Hypnotherapy, Cognitive-behavior Therapy, Marital and Sexual Counseling, Mindfulness, Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy and Behavior Modification. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, sexual difficulties, stress-related and psychosomatic disorders, habit disorders, pain, depression and behavioral problems.

Dr. Golden is a member of the New York State Psychological Association and the Westchester County Psychological Association where he was on the Board of Directors for 5 years.

Dr William Golden