Just because it is hard to do, does not mean it is impossible to achieve

Just because it is hard to do, does not mean it is impossible to achieve

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About Fran Weiss — Credentials

Certification/Licensure

New York State licensed LCSW-R, BCD, DCSW, and CGP
New York State Board of Education
1972 to present

Board Certified Specialist with Children and Their Families
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
2009 to present

Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP)
American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA)
1994 to present

Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
1988 to present

Diplomate
American Board of Psychotherapy
1988 to 1993

Diplomate, Clinical Social Work
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
1987 to present

Advanced Certificate: Behavior Modification Institute for Behavioral Education
(Director: Henry Jordan, M.D.)
1981

Certificate: Behavior Modification Institute for Behavioral Education
(Director: Henry Jordan, M.D.)
1980

Board Certified Clinical Social Worker
New York State Education Department
1972 to present

Academic Appointments

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (fka Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
2017 to present

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine & Public Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (fka Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
2007 to present

Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (fka Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
January 1998 to 2016

Hospital Appointments

Senior Psychotherapy Trainer and Consultant
New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, in affiliation with Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, and Weill-Cornell Medical College in Manhattan (fka St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, University Hospital of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center)
1979 to present

NIH Lifestyle Intervention for Two (LIFT) Study Program
St. Lukes's Roosevelt New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center
2013 to present

NIH Diabetes Prevention Program
St. Lukes's Roosevelt New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center
2000-2002

NIH Look Ahead Program
St. Lukes's Roosevelt New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center
2001 to present

Theodore B. VanItallie Center for Nutrition and Weight Management
Joslin Clinic

St. Lukes's Roosevelt New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center
1994 to 2001

United Weight Control Corp.
St. Lukes's Roosevelt New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center
1990 to 1994

Weight Control Unit
St. Lukes's Roosevelt New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center
1979 to 1989

Senior Psychiatric Social Worker
St. Luke's Women's Hospital, NYC
1971 to 1978

Social Work Assistant, Child and Youth Program
Roosevelt Hospital, NYC
1967 to 1969


Professional Organizations

Fran Weiss is a member of the following professional organizations:

Fran Weiss is on the Board of Directors of this professional organization and chairs its Standards Committee:

Editorial Board Member

American Journal of Psychotherapy
2015 — present

GROUP: Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society
2014 — present

Book Reviewer

American Journal of Psychotherapy
1986 — present


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