Marc Weintraub, Ph.D.

Marc Weintraub, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Dr. Marc Weintraub is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. Dr. Weintraub’s research focuses on the prognoses of mood and psychotic disorders as well as approaches to improve psychosocial treatments for these conditions. He has developed a transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for youth with early presentations of mood and psychotic disorders and is examining how a mobile application (app) can improve the adherence to and efficacy of this treatment. Dr. Weintraub and colleagues are also launching a study of CBT as an adjunct to psilocybin treatment in the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults. Dr. Weintraub’s research is funded by numerous research grants, including funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, American Psychological Foundation, and the Friends of Semel. He has authored and co-authored numerous published papers and book chapters and has presented at national and international scientific meetings.

Dr. Weintraub received his Bachelor of Arts in psychology and social welfare at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Doctoral Degree in clinical psychology at the University of Miami and completed his clinical internship at the UCLA Semel Institute. He then became an AIM for Mental Health postdoctoral fellow at the UCLA Semel Institute before joining the faculty at UCLA. In addition to conducting research, Dr. Weintraub has clinical expertise in the diagnostic assessment and psychosocial treatment of adolescents and adults with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Weintraub is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the recipient of several awards, including the American Psychological Association (APA) Dissertation Award, University of Miami Academic Excellence, Leadership & Service Award, and Rod Gillis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Contact Information

Phone: (310) 825-1300
UCLA Semel Institute
760 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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