David A Arbeitman, PhD

Affiliate Faculty
Department of Clinical Psychology

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Highest Degree

PhD, Cornell University


Received his doctorate from Cornell University in 1984, having completed his internship at the Counseling Center of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Arbeitman has been an Affiliate Faculty member in the PsyD program at Antioch since 1987, teaching numerous courses including Psychopathology, Professional Seminar, Couple Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. He is training director of the APA-Accredited Internship in Professional Psychology at the Carson Center for Adults and Families in Westfield, Massachusetts, where he has been a staff psychologist and clinical supervisor since 1989. He serves as Project Director of the Graduate Psychology Education grant to train psychology interns in best practices for assessing and treating co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. He is also adjunct faculty at the Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology at the University of Hartford.

Dr. Arbeitman specializes in integrative and cognitive-behavioral treatments, and has been intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). He has presented on numerous occasions to hospitals, residential programs, and CMHCs on the DBT treatment model. He is a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts and maintains a private practice in Westfield, where he specializes in couple therapy and the treatment of anxiety disorders.