Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist 

Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein is a nationally recognized psychologist with over twenty-seven years’ experience specializing in child, adolescent, couples, and family therapy. Dr. Jeff  works with children, teens and their parents. He specializes in treating child and teen anxiety and depression, ADHD, and provides these services to adults as well.

He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany and completed his post-doctoral internship at the University of Pennsylvania Counseling Center. He has appeared twice on the Today Show, Court TV as an expert advisor, CBS eyewitness news Philadelphia, 10! Philadelphia—NBC and public radio. 

Dr. Bernstein has authored four books, including the highly popular 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child (Perseus Books, 2006 & 2015), 10 Days to Less Distracted Child (Perseus Books 2007), Liking the Child You Love (Perseus Books 2009) and Why Can’t You Read My Mind? (Perseus Books, 2003).



Notable Accomplishments


  • 27 years experience counseling children, adults, and parents.


  • Internationally recognized expert 


  • In-Person Appearances on Today Show &  National Radio


  • Author of 4 popular parenting and relationship books