Qualifications of Dr. Gary Spivack


  • Georgetown University - School of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 
  • George Washington University (Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
  • Rutgers Medical School
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Therapy
  • IPO Intuitive Outpatient Program

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dominion Hospital 

Psychiatry and Therapy

  • Hospital Inpatient and Day Patient Treatment
  • Psychiatry for Children and Adolescents
  • Psychiatry for Adults
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Individual, Family and Group Therapy


Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • ADHD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Self Injury
  • School Avoidance
  • Bullying
  • PTSD
  • Oppositional Defiant 
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Sleep Problems
  • Stepfamilies
  • Self Medicating and Recreational Drug Use

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
    • Board-Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
  • American Board of General Psychiatry 
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Professional Statement 

Thank you for choosing Dr. Gary Spivack's practice.

Gary R. Spivack is a Board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.  Over the past twenty-five years Dr. Spivack has run outpatient programs, day schools, residential treatment centers, therapeutic foster care programs, and inpatient / day hospital programs.  The article he wrote on ADHD vs. Mood Disorders fifteen years ago is still widely credited.  He believes strongly in the biopsychosocial model as the most appropriate for children and adolescents - with the goal of treatment to be to get the child's and family's development back on track.

After graduating from Rutgers Medical School, Dr. Spivack went on to complete his residency in Pediatrics and in Psychiatry at Georgetown University.  He completed his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at George Washington University.  Dr. Spivack is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University, George Washington University, and James Madison University.