Psychotherapy and Psychological Assessment
Phone: 973.734.0780


Dr. David Szmak is a licensed psychologist practicing in Montclair, NJ for over 20 years. Dr. Szmak has extensive experience in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Szmak has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Child Behavior Disorders, and Intimacy and Relationship Issues. He is trained in EMDR and Internal Family Systems.

A founding partner of The Institute for Change, Dr. Szmak draws from his years of professional development to tailor an approach that matches the unique needs of each client.

Dr. Szmak has been called upon as a consultant for area schools and parent groups on a variety of topics including ADHD, Bullying in Schools, Social Skill Development, Phobias, The Challenge of Adolescents, and Emotional Intelligence. Dr. Szmak is also a Supervising Psychologist at Ferkauf Graduate School "I believe in the wisdom inherent in each of us, and I balance exploration with practical, time-tested guidance."