Welcome to the website for David A. Fazzari, Ph.D. and his clinical psychology practice specializing in the cognitive behavioral treatment of Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD).
Dr. Fazzari is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in midtown Manhattan, New York City. He completed his doctoral degree at Columbia University and his internship training at the Cornell Cognitive Therapy Clinic/Payne Whitney Clinic, part of Weill-Cornell Medical Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
He completed advanced training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as a postdoctoral fellow at the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy (AICT) and currently is in independent private practice in New York City.
He has also successfully treated a wide variety of mood, anxiety, and personality disorders including:
- panic disorder and panic attacks (updated!)
- depression (updated!)
- obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) (updated!)
- bipolar disorder
- generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- social phobia
- borderline personality disorder
- binge eating disorder
- fear of flying
ADHD in the News and on the Web
(Videos below, for articles scroll further down)
ADHD and Executive Function (3 min, 10 seconds)
An excellent video featuring ADHD researcher Russell Barkley, PhD. You have probably heard the phrase “executive functions” referred to when discussing ADHD. Dr. Barkley provides and nice, succinct description of what they are in this clip.
ADHD Link Uncovered (1 min, 45 sec)
The video clip follows after a brief advertisement. Scientists have recently connected a genetic mutation to ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which could double the risk for children. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on these new findings.
Davina, ADHD Mom (3 min, 56 sec)
The story of a mother with ADHD who was first diagnosed after her child began having attentional difficulties in school. Part 1 of a 2 part series.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Myths and Facts (3 min, 6 sec)
A discussion of the common myths associated with ADHD. A few of the myths discussed include: Does treatment with stimulant medication lead to drug addiction? Is ADHD over-diagnosed? Does ADHD mean you are set up for a lifetime of failures?
60 Minutes and WebMD report: “ADHD: In The Genes?”
A discussion of the influence of genes on the development of ADHD. A 3 minute video clip follows after a brief advertisement.
Women Coping With ADHD
A 3 minute video clip follows after a brief advertisement.
“Many adult women are now being diagnosed with ADHD, after surviving an isolated childhood. Susan McGinnis takes a look at three different women who are overcoming a lifetime of challenge.”
Learning About ADHD
A 3 minute video clip follows after a brief advertisement. The video focuses on how ADHD presents in children.
“Psychologist Robin Goodman tells Hannah Storm about the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a disorder that is commonly undiagnosed.”
ADHD & MENTAL HEALTH ARTICLES
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: An Interview with Dr. Fazzari
Associated Content published May 24, 2010
Associated Content writer Jaleh Donaldson interviews Dr. Fazzari about the symptoms and treatment of adult ADHD.
Master Your To-Do List
by Dr. Fazzari, originally published in the newsletter of AICT
A short article outlining the basics of using your to do list effectively.