Who We Are
Welcome to Weinberger, Black & Associates (WBA). We are
delighted for you to learn more about us and we hope will find us a
good match for you and for your situation. We are a private,
multi-disciplinary mental health, counseling, educational, marital and
practice. For over 30 years, clinicians who practice with us have been
actively involved in serving the needs of children, teens, young
adults, adults, families and marriages. The clinicians at Weinberger,
Black & Associates are attuned to the various spiritual foundations
that accompany people to our office and we help all patients feel at
ease while quickly assessing what is going on, why and how to fix it.
Coming for services at WBA is like one stop shopping. Child, adolescent, young adult, adult or marital therapist, psychiatrist, testing, individual, conjoint, family or group sessions, intensive outpatient, coordination with community-based 12 Step programming, drug testing, intervention, Treatment Center referral, aftercare and many other services are all available at one location. With appropriate Releases, the clinician or clinicians involved in your or your family’s care meet regularly for coordination of your care.
Generally speaking, Dr. Weinberger is the access point for all services available at WBA. Unless a female is specifically requested, most referrals are initially evaluated by Dr. Weinberger and then triaged to the best matched clinician(s) and services.
Dr. Robert N. Weinberger
is a clinical psychologist. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston in 1976, and was awarded his doctorate from Oklahoma State University. He has been especially blessed with an ability to engage resistant teens (and adults) and to get to the heart of personal and family problems quickly. Dr. Weinberger specializes in initial diagnostic sessions and his own particular areas of interest include advice to parents, marital issues, insecurity, alcohol, drugs and all addictive, self-medicating behaviors including compulsive gambling, sex, pornography, flirting, affairs, love, co-dependency, cutting, eating, food avoidance,video gaming, shopping, hoarding and spending.
Margaret H. Black
has been licensed as a Professional Counselor for over 15 years. Margaret has had a church-based private practice in northwest Houston since 1999 and she acquired Weinberger Associates in June of 2006. Margaret is easy to talk to and makes people of all ages feel comfortable very quickly. Her professional areas of interest and expertise include pre-marital and marital counseling, ADHD, parenting and oppositional teenage boys.
Weinberger, Black & Associates operates as a dba of MH Black & Associates, PLLC. and all Therapists at WBA, with the exception of Dr. Weinberger and Mrs. Black, function as independent contractors under the auspices of their own individual state licenses. A psychiatrist leases space as a convenience to WBA patients and for better coordinated care.
WBA "Staff" - Our team of independent contractors - come from a variety of disciplines and a variety of areas of interest, expertise and experience. Degrees and Licenses of providers include M.D., Ph.D., Psy.D., LPC, LMFT, LCSW, as well as interns and post-doctoral fellows. This diversity allows for a great match between Therapist and Patient, based on age, sex, personality and expertise and the benefit of a team approach to coordinated care. Most of the providers at WBA have worked with Dr. Weinberger for many years.
Referrals are typically seen within two days of the intake call and every effort is made to accommodate crisis situations on the same day. If referral is needed to an insurance plan provider, we will happy to just assess what is going on, make recommendations for how to fix it, and then help you narrow selections from your insurance company's provider list.
For a more complete description of the services we provide, please
see the TAB "What We Do"