Dr. Gony Alexandra Weiss, MD, Psychiatrist
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Dr. Gony Alexandra Weiss, MD

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

Telehealth Westport CT, 06880

About

Dr. Gony A Weiss is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and a Diplomate of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology practicing in Westport, CT. Dr. Weiss founded Dr. Weiss Wellness, PLLC and specializes in the treatment of patients struggling with symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, and PTSD. 

Dr. Weiss most enjoys working with patients whom are kind and down to earth.  Her mission and passion is to help as many patients as she can create healthy, joyous, meaningful and purposeful lives, making sure to always include unconditional self-love and self-compassion in their live's journey along with faith to never give up. Dr. Weiss has more than 20 years experience working with 10's of 1,000's of patients and applies up to date evidence-based medicine, and both her vast knowledge and intuition to improve the quality of and save her patients' lives. 

Her empathetic, caring, comprehensive, and holistic approach to patient care sets her apart from other psychiatrists.  When meeting with her patients, Dr. Weiss completes a thorough assessment, evaluation of history and symptom severity, and provides a personalized, tailored individual treatment plan based upon her patient's unique genetics, biopsychosocial makeup, symptom severity, mindset, support system, and level of functioning. The combination of compassionate, attentive listening and knowledge of the best treatment modalities available are two of many reasons why patients say Dr. Weiss is unlike any other psychiatrist. 

Dr. Weiss cares, listens, and knows what her patients need in order to live their best life ever, a life aligned with their soul's desires where their mind, body, spirit, purpose, relationships, and environment are aligned, nourished, and nurtured and there is more love and happiness in their day to day life and less fear causing pain and sabotaging their ability to experience joy. 

Dr. Weiss looks forward to helping you on your life path so you too can create the life you desire and live your best life ever.

Education and Training

Sackler School of Medicine MD 2004

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

Provider Details

Female English, Spanish, Hebrew

Areas of expertise and specialization

ADHDPTSDAnxietyDepressionBipolar DisorderSubstance Use DisorderPanic DisordersStressCoping Skills

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Unit Chief Attending Psychiatrist of Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Unit Westchester Medical Center 2015 - 2017
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Westchester Medical Center 2015 - 2017
  • Psychiatry Clerkship Director New York Medical College 2015 - 2017
  • Founder of Dr. Weiss Wellness Center, PLLC Dr. Weiss Wellness, PLLC 2020 - Present
  • Founder of Child and Family Wellness Center, LLC Child and Family Wellness Center, LLC 2010 - 2015

Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award 2017 Patients 
  • Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program Award 2007 Academy of Child and Adolescent Association of Psychiatry 
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents Award 2007  

Treatments

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (ptsd)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)

Fellowships

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  2009

Treatments

  • Holistic, Medication Management, Homeopathic, Collaborative, Multidisciplinary, Supportive

Fellowships

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center2009Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Articles and Publications

  • She has published numerous articles and presented on various mental health topics.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Having empathy for my patients and putting myself in their shoes.

Areas of research

  • Dilallo J, Weiss G. Motivational Interviewing and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2009;48(2):108-114.

    Weiss G, Acosta M, Solhkhah R. Participation in extracurricular activities positively impacts academic achievement in adolescents with and without psychiatric co-morbidity. Abstract submitted for poster presentation at the 56th AnnualAACAP Meeting, June 2009.

    Hellerstein D, Batchelder S, Hyler S, Arnaout B, Corpuz V, Coram L, Weiss G. Aripiprazole as an adjunctive treatmentfor refractory unipolar depression. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 2008;32:744750.

    Resilience: Beating the Odds. Presented to staff at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service, September 2008.

    St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY: Study of science-based treatments for Opioid-dependent teens, Aripiprazole (Abilify) as an adjunctive treatment for refractory unipolar depression, 2006 2007, Double-Blind treatment of outpatients with Dysthymic Disorder with Wellbutrin XL, 2006 2007

    Brigham and Womens Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA:Population-based case-control epidemiological study determining the association between oral squamous cell carcinoma and genetic polymorphisms in three distinct enzyme classes, 1998 1999

Teaching and speaking

  • Past Experience: Teacher of New York Medical College Students, Adult Psychiatry Residents and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, Supervisor: Adult Psychiatry ResidentsTeaching Assistant: Psychology 101 and 251

Areas of research

Dilallo J, Weiss G. Motivational Interviewing and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2009;48(2):108-114.

Weiss G, Acosta M, Solhkhah R. Participation in extracurricular activities positively impacts academic achievement in adolescents with and without psychiatric co-morbidity. Abstract submitted for poster presentation at the 56th AnnualAACAP Meeting, June 2009.

Hellerstein D, Batchelder S, Hyler S, Arnaout B, Corpuz V, Coram L, Weiss G. Aripiprazole as an adjunctive treatmentfor refractory unipolar depression. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 2008;32:744–750.

“Resilience: Beating the Odds.” Presented to staff at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service, September 2008.

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY: Study of science-based treatments for Opioid-dependent teens,  Aripiprazole (Abilify) as an adjunctive treatment for refractory unipolar depression, 2006 – 2007, Double-Blind treatment of outpatients with Dysthymic Disorder with Wellbutrin XL, 2006 – 2007

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA: Population-based case-control epidemiological study determining the association between oral squamous cell carcinoma and genetic polymorphisms in three distinct enzyme classes, 1998 – 1999

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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Gony Alexandra Weiss, who serves patients in Westport, Connecticut. 

Dr. Weiss, a board-certified psychiatrist, established Dr. Weiss Wellness, PLLC in Westport, Connecticut. Specializing in treating various mental disorders such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and substance use disorder, she also offers extensive expertise in assisting adults dealing with emotional, behavioral, social, and relational challenges.

Dr. Weiss most enjoys working with patients who are kind and down to earth. Both her mission and passion is to help as many patients as she can create healthy, joyous, meaningful, and purposeful lives, emphasizing the importance of unconditional self-love, self-compassion, and unwavering faith. 

Drawing from over two decades of experience and having served tens of thousands of patients, Dr. Weiss integrates contemporary evidence-based medicine with her profound knowledge and intuition to enhance and safeguard the lives of those she treats. Setting herself apart from her peers, she adopts an empathetic, compassionate, comprehensive, and holistic approach to patient care, striving to deliver the highest quality of treatment and support.

During patient consultations, Dr. Weiss conducts a comprehensive evaluation, thoroughly assessing their history, symptom severity, and individual characteristics. From this, she crafts a personalized treatment plan tailored to each patient’s unique genetics, biopsychosocial profile, mindset, support network, and level of functioning. Her blend of compassionate listening and expertise in cutting-edge treatment methods distinguishes her from her peers, earning praise from patients for her unparalleled approach.

Dr. Weiss cares, listens, and knows what her patients need in order to live their best life ever, a life aligned with their soul’s desires where their mind, body, spirit, purpose, relationships, and environment are aligned, nourished, and nurtured. By reducing fear-induced pain and nurturing joy, she strives to infuse more love and happiness into her patients’ daily experiences.

In regards to her educational background, Dr. Weiss graduated with her Medical Degree from Sackler School of Medicine in New York in 2004. She then went on to perform her internship, residency in adult psychiatry, and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry in New York City at The Mount-Sinai-St. Luke’s Hospital, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. 

During her training, Dr. Weiss showcased her expertise by presenting Grand Rounds on topics such as Resilience: Helping Teens Overcome Adversity. She also shared her research findings on the Importance of Extracurricular Activities at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference, along with discussions on How to Talk to Your Teenager about Drugs and Alcohol, among others.

Board certified in psychiatry, Dr. Weiss is recognized as a Diplomate of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the professions of psychiatry and neurology.

Throughout her professional journey, Dr. Weiss has gained diverse experience across various settings, including outpatient clinics, inpatient facilities, psychiatry emergency rooms, and intensive outpatient programs. She has held roles such as Unit Chief Attending Psychiatrist on an Inpatient Unit, Psychiatry Clerkship Director, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry. Additionally, Dr. Weiss has contributed to the field through numerous published articles and presentations covering a wide range of mental health topics.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.

Throughout her tenure in private practice, Dr. Weiss received accolades acknowledging her contributions, including the Most Compassionate Doctor Award and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents Award in 2007, among other honors.

When it comes to vacationing, Dr. Weiss’ favorite destinations include tropical islands, Europe, and Israel. In terms of hobbies and sports, she enjoys engaging in pickleball, tennis, volleyball, as well as indulging in art, dancing, attending live music events, and hiking. As for her preferred professional publications, she gravitates towards reading the American Journal of Psychiatry, JAMA Psychiatry, Psychiatric Times, and Psychology Today.

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