Scarsdale Village CBT is a boutique psychology practice dedicated to families and children of all ages. We are committed to strengthening families and transforming the health and well being of children, teens, and emerging adults.
We use cutting-edge, evidence-based strategies. Our expertly trained psychologists are well versed in cognitive-behavior therapy, behavior therapy, and other time-tested methodologies. All therapy is delivered by devoted, passionate, and nurturing professionals.
Children & Families
We are committed to providing the best time-tested treatments to children and their families. Our clinicians have extensive experience working with all family members to improve their quality of life. We specialize in the highest quality evidence-based treatments for challenges such as anxiety, emotion management issues, oppositional behavior, academic concerns, and problems due to spectrum conditions and attention-deficit disorder.
Children & Families
Teens & Emerging Adults
We believe that childhood extends into the teen years and beyond. That is why we are dedicated to helping adolescents and young adults flourish, using the best evidence-based approaches. We specialize in anxiety, emotion management issues, depression, peer challenges, and the stress of getting into college, managing college life, and successfully transitioning into adulthood.
Teens & Emerging Adults
We are also proud to offer comprehensive assessment services, including psychoeducational and neuropsychological diagnostic assessment. In addition to identifying areas of strengths and weaknesses through our evaluation process, we provide a comprehensive report listing recommendations, and we offer further consultation with school personnel and other relevant providers to ensure appropriate ongoing support and care.
Erica Hoffman, PsyD, MEd
Dr. Erica Hoffman is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Scarsdale Village CBT. Erica has experience working with children, adolescents, and emerging adults with a range of mood and anxiety disorders, behavioral issues, and adjustment problems. She uses CBT, DBT, interpersonal psychotherapy, parent training, and other evidence-based interventions to treat clients. Erica has provided therapy in schools, outpatient clinics, and inpatient hospitals, and has received extensive training in neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment. She has a PsyD in School/Clinical Child Psychology from Yeshiva University and a Master of Education from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She was formerly an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher and Teacher Consultant. Her unique background gives her a deep understanding of the challenges that children and teens experience in the classroom, along with academic and social supports that can empower them to reach their full potential.
Erica enjoys running, hiking, vegetarian cooking, and traveling with family and friends as self-care practices.
Our core mission at Scarsdale Village CBT is to help children, adolescents, and their families overcome obstacles that significantly impact their lives. We use a collaborative approach and partner with schools, psychiatrists, and other physicians to ensure the needs of each client are met. The psychologists at Scarsdale Village CBT systematically tailor treatment and evaluations to the unique needs of each of their clients to achieve optimal results. We carefully consider each client's individual situation with care and empathy and are passionate about equipping individuals and families with skills they can use to lead the lives they want. At Scarsdale Village CBT, we are known for taking a warm, compassionate approach in our work with children, teens, families, and young adults using cognitive behavioral therapy and other evidence-based strategies for change. Blending highly professional, evidence-based treatment with a caring, thoughtful style, we have played a central role in helping many families.
Jon Rogove, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Jon Rogove is Co-Director of Scarsdale Village CBT and a board certified licensed psychologist. He is an accomplished child and adolescent psychologist with over fifteen years of intensive training and experience in providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments to help children, teens, and young adults overcome anxiety, emotion management issues, oppositional behavior, academic concerns, and problems due to spectrum conditions and attention-deficit disorder. Jon is board certified in behavioral and cognitive psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
In addition to serving as Co-Director of Scarsdale Village CBT, Jon serves as Supervising Psychologist with the New York State Office of Mental health, where he regularly supervises clinical psychology doctoral students. Given his expertise in COVID-related social and emotional challenges in children and adolescents, Jon was invited to serve on New Rochelle School District's Re-entry Advisory Committee. Jon has also served as Adjunct Professor and as Adjunct Clinical Supervisor at Yeshiva University and has contributed to published books and research papers on anxiety disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and children and adolescents. He is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Jon is a happily married father of three boys. When he is not in the office, he can be found enjoying quality time with his own family, playing guitar, listening to music, and spending time with his friends.
Melanie Wadkins, PhD
Dr. Melanie Wadkins is Co-Director of Scarsdale Village CBT and a licensed psychologist. She specializes in treating individuals with anxiety and mood disorders, including obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, agoraphobia, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress, generalized anxiety, specific phobia, stress, and depression. Melanie also has experience in psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessment and school consultation.
As well as serving as Co-Director of Scarsdale Village CBT, Melanie is Associate Professor at Yeshiva University's Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, where she trains future school and clinical psychologists and conducts research. Melanie has presented her work at national and international conferences, and her work has been published in a range of books and peer-reviewed journals. She is the co-author of Essential Interviewing and Counseling Skills: An Integrated Approach to Practice, a textbook used widely in training counselors of all types. She is an active member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
Alana Flynn, PsyD
Dr. Alana Flynn is a Licensed Psychologist at Scarsdale Village CBT. Alana has experience working with children, adolescents, emerging adults, and families with a wide range of behavioral and emotional challenges. Alana is well-versed in CBT, DBT, psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessment, as well as in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and behavioral challenges. She has a PsyD in School/Clinical Child Psychology, Master of Science in School Psychology, and Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Yeshiva University. Additionally, she has a Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology from Iona College. Alana completed her predoctoral internship in the Pleasantville School District in Pleasantville, NY and her postdoctoral fellowship at Scarsdale Village CBT.
When Alana is not working with children and families, she can be found enjoying time with family and friends, hiking, traveling and practicing yoga.