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Dr. Mark Banschick

Dr. Mark Banschick, M.D., Child and adolescent psychiatrist
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Mark Banschick, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in full-time private practice in Katonah, NY. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Hospital in general psychiatry and New York Hospital/Cornell Weil Medical Center in child and adolescent psychiatry. He is an adjunct professor at Hebrew Union College where he teaches in the doctor of ministry program. He is published in the fields of child development, adolescence and spirituality, kids in cyberspace and integrative medicine.

Dr. Banschick has been interested in the natural dynamics of marital life, after serving as an expert witness in court for custody matters. He is working on a series of essays called “The Baby Bomb” which deal with the impact of children on marriage – both for good and for bad. Presently, he is finishing a book entitled The Intelligent Divorce which is modeled after a course by the same name. Dr. Banschick has appeared on radio and on national television.


My Blogs:

When Your Child Isn't Doing Their Homework: Tips for the Single Mom
Secure Boundaries in Your Divorce
Stepping Up for Your Child
How to Talk to Your Kids When Your Ex Won't Pay
Visitation Pick Up: When Dad Is Late Again
Schooling Your Ex: 3 Tips to Make Education His Priority

Dr. Mark Banschick

Most Recent Articles

Your ex husband is late for his visitation pick up. This is not the first time and you are getting tired of the disrespect and negligence. Besides, you have has things to do and your two children are getting uncomfortable.In this scene, you have had …

Secure Boundaries in Your Divorce

Sunday, 10 March 2013 13:37
Jennifer and Dan, a couple in their mid-30s with two kids, had a fairly amicable divorce. But Jen still has a reservoir of residual hurt because the end of their marriage was directly caused by Dan's affair. Dan, however, is eager to move on in a…
Consider the situation in which a woman’s ex is willing to spend money on himself, but refuses to pay his share for their 12-year-old daughter’s summer camp. He feels that, after what he thought was a miserable marriage, he is finally…

Stepping Up for Your Child

Wednesday, 30 September 2009 11:32
There is much about divorce that just seems unfair. You may be burdened financially, or you may be watching out for the kids while their father ignores his responsibilities. You may be blamed for the break-up even though you know that your spouse…
It is Sunday night and Janet’s kids are back home and wild as all heck. Tom, her ex-husband, just brought Allie, age 9 and Sam, age 6, home late, tired, hungry, and wired. Tom has been less than punctual all summer but now Janet is exasperated…
With school back in session, the subject of homework is back on the table. Here are some examples of typical problems, especially in divorced families, and tips for how to solve them.Sarah and Anthony have been divorced for three years and Sarah has …