Gary Altheim, Psy.D.
Gary Altheim is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has a private practice in Upper Westchester. He has extensive experience in working therapeutically with emotionally challenged children, adolescents, families and adults. Dr. Gary (as some call him) has experience working clinically in some of the toughest neighborhoods in NYC to some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Westchester and Long Island.Dr. Gary says it’s all about empowering ourselves and each-other to maximize and Reach our Potential. His clinical practice and group work is individualized and has holistic approach. Altheim as Psychologist, has a strength-based dynamic approach in working with his clients.As the Founder/Executive Director of Growth and Development Services Inc. (GDS), Dr. Altheim created a unique multifaceted therapeutic program called The Reach Your Potential Model. This approach can be applied to a wide variety of populations and establishes individual, group, family and community goals. At GDS the model has proven success in transforming lives since 1996.Dr. Altheim ia a First Responder, was the leading Psychologists on a team of mental health professionals helping families at the Armory on 33rd street in NYC, during 9/11. Altheim practices Transcendental Meditation (TM) and teaches about other forms of stress relief and wellness practices.Dr. Altheim supervises and trains teachers, mental health professionals, social workers and youth workers by providing them with the tools they need to work successfully with their clients.In addition, Altheim does motivational speaking, provides leadership development, consultation, life coaching, to individuals and groups looking to transform their lives and Reach their Potential!