Michael C. Selbst, Ph.D., BCBA-D is the Executive Director of Behavior Therapy Associates in Somerset, New Jersey. He is a Licensed Psychologist in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Certified School Psychologist, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the Doctoral level. Dr. Selbst earned his undergraduate degree with honors in Psychology at the University of Delaware, and he was awarded a University Fellowship to Temple University, where he attained his Master’s in Education and Ph.D. in School Psychology.
He has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of clients who presents with symptoms of anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder, mood disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, social skills deficits, learning disabilities, as well as family and relationship issues, parent training, and co-parenting. Dr. Selbst has extensive experience working with pre-school aged children through adults, including expertise helping individuals working through significant life changes and transitions. He has led numerous workshops, including at local, statewide, national and international conferences. Dr. Selbst is co-author of the Behavior Problems Resource Kit: Forms and Procedures for Identification, Measurement and Intervention and the social skills curriculum, POWER-Solving®: Stepping Stones to Solving Life’s Everyday Social Problems, and the book chapter “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” in A. G. Dempsey’s (Ed.) book, Pediatric health conditions in schools: a clinician’s guide for working with children, families, and educators.
Dr. Selbst’s professional interests and approaches include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/Training (ACT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and applying Behavior Analysis in his work with individuals, families, and organizations. He assists clients to increase their psychological flexibility, making meaningful steps toward who and what is important to them.
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
National Association of School Psychologists
Association for Behavior Analysis International
ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Autism/PDD, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Education/Personal Development, Family, Learning Disabilities, Neuropsychology, Parenting Issues, Sport and Exercise
Behavioral, Coaching, Cognitive/Behavioral, Education Consultation, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation, Parent Guidance, Psycho-Educational, Psychological Testing and Evaluation
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