Dr. Meltzer received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and earned his masters and doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. He completed his doctoral training at North Shore-LIJ’s APA accredited program at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center – The Zucker Hillside Hospital. His experience included one-year of specialized training in the adult Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program where he had access to an advanced training course in Practicing DBT to Adherence and Competence provided by Treatment Implementation Collaborative (TIC).
Dr. Meltzer continued his specialization in DBT and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBT) as a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CCDBT). His fellowship included attending intensive DBT training by Behavioral Tech, LLC (the training company developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D.), weekly DBT seminars, and weekly individual supervision from a Behavioral Tech trainer.
In addition to his expertise in DBT and CBT, Dr. Meltzer completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Norman Fried specializing in trauma, grief and loss, and integrative psychotherapy (including psychodynamic, family systems, and existential-humanistic approaches).
Dr. Meltzer is currently the owner of Perry Meltzer, Psy.D., a thriving private practice located in Manhasset, NY. Dr. Meltzer is also the owner of MMHW Psychology and a founding member of the Manhattan Mind Health & Wellness (MMHW) multidisciplinary consultation team in New York City.