Alan Wachtel

Manhattan and White Plains


Dr. Wachtel, a board certified psychiatrist, is the founder and director of Familyhealth Associates and treats patients of all ages. He is a graduate of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, where he also completed his psychiatric residency. He was a fellow at Payne Whitney, New York Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Wachtel is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Wachtel is the author of “The Attention Deficit Answer Book”. He lectures throughout the country on the treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder, learning, mood and behavioral disorders throughout the life cycle. He regularly appears on television and radio programs, and he is quoted in publications as an expert on these disorders.

Dr. Wachtel is the founder and President of Familyhealth Studies, a not-for-profit organization, and a member of the Advisory Board of Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc., a not-for-profit organization.