Dustin Weissman, PsyD

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Dr. Weissman loves working with clients who are ready to make a change in their life and willing to put forth the effort to achieving their goals. He practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy using a solution focused orientation with insight oriented therapy. He specializes in various forms of internet addiction or problematic internet use (online gaming, gambling, pornography, or smartphone / social media addiction). Dr. Weissman has extensive supervised training from working with a multitude of clients and is confident with his listed specialties. He also treats clients who struggle with depression, loneliness, relationship issues, anxiety, isolation, psychosis, hallucinations, delusions, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder if under the care of a psychiatrist, codependence, assertiveness training, and phase of life issues.

In 2017, Dr. Weissman published his dissertation, Impacts of Playing Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) on Individuals' Subjective Sense of Feeling Connected with Others He has been featured as an expert on screen time in online articles, has given numerous workshops, and is available for speaking engagements on Internet Addiction, Screen Time, and other related topics. He is currently supervised by Michael Pariser, PsyD.

Dr. Weissman has been researching online gaming and internet addiction in addition to implementing treatment approaches since 2010. The field is growing, but there are few clinicians who specialize in internet addiction treatment. His work with men's issues is inspired by his current supervisor who has extensive knowledge and experience with this population. He currently offers men's issues groups and problematic internet use groups (i.e. screen time or online gaming).

No More Mr. Nice Guy Westwood Group
-This is a group for guys who are tired of trying to get love and a good life and failing. This is a group for the guys trying to be different from all the other guys by being nice, by putting everyone else's needs first, by always saying and doing the right thing, by being good and kind and caring and never having bad thoughts and actions. This is a group to help men begin to develop another way of thinking and being in the world. Many principles come from Dr. Glover's book, "No More Mr. Nice Guy."

Men's Process Group Westake Village
-This is a group for guys who are tired of trying to get love and a good life and failing. This is a group for the guys trying to be different from all the other guys by being nice, by putting everyone else's needs first, by always saying and doing the right thing, by being good and kind and caring and never having bad thoughts and actions. This is a group to help men begin to develop another way of thinking and being in the world. Many principles come from Dr. Glover's book, "No More Mr. Nice Guy."

Navigating the Balance of Tech Use
-One group for adolescents and another for parents. Meets on Fridays. $30/session.
Primary Office Address
4333 Park Terrace Drive Suite 150, Westlake Village, 91361, CA
Telephone
805-601-7098
Email
Insurance Plans
Specialty Areas
  • Attention Problems/ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorders & Stress
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression & Mood Disorders
  • Family Problems
  • Group Therapy
  • Health Psychology
  • Life Transition & Personal Growth
  • Marriage/Relationship
  • Neuropsychology/Brain Injury
  • Relational Problems
  • Schizophrenia
  • School Problems
Services Provided
  • Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adolescent (13-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65+)
Accepting New Patients
Yes
Gender
Male
Facebook
Evening Appointments Available
Yes
Weekend Appointments Available
No
Payment Methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • PayPal
Sliding Scale
Yes
Language(s)
  • English
  • Spanish
California Board of Psychology License #
PSY94,023,394