Dr. Flamenbaum is an advocate for children and adolescents who experience mental health and academic issues. As a former Dean of Students at a prestigious private school, he used his clinical knowledge to help students stay in school during periods of difficult psychological adjustment. He has a keen understanding of academic pressures that are placed on students and their families. As a licensed social worker, Dr. Flamenbaum trained with some of the leading experts on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He now teaches other professionals about his approach to treating such problems. He uses cognitive behavior therapy and metacognitive strategies to help children and teens deal with executive functioning problems, learning disabilities, depression, anxiety and other psychological problems. As a partner at Therapy West, Dr. Flamenbaum works together with Dr. Kassinove to create a comprehensive program of care.