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DR. JON WEINGARDEN

A Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Weingarden is a Pittsburgher and is proud to practice psychology in his home community. His experience ranges from general practice in the community mental health setting to several specialized areas. Dr. Weingarden worked in bipolar disorder research and treatment for many years, where he received training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy. 

As a Senior Program Director at UPMC's Western Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Weingarden has worked extensively with the Aging Adult population, including Dementia (Neurocognitive Disorders), and providing treatment for individuals with Eating Disorders including Anorexia, Bulimia and Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Approaches implemented in the Eating Disorders program include standard Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) as well as CBT-E (enhanced for eating disorders), CBT-AR (Avoidant-Restrictive), Focal Dynamic Thearpy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT and RO DBT).


Dr. Weingarden completed his pre-doctoral internship at Carnegie Mellon University's Counseling and Psychological Services, where he received supervision and training and Interpersonal Psychodynamic therapy.  Additionally, Dr. Weingarden received supervised training on the Adult Trauma Recovery Inpatient Unit at Western Psychiatric Hospital, as well as in Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CBT and DBT).