Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Licensed psychotherapist-LCSW/R, BCD with 35+ years experience.
Educational and psychological counseling and referral for alcoholics, substance abusers, their families and others affected by drug/alcohol use/abuse. Experience with counseling patients with depression and anxiety, as well as grief, loss, aging, and illness.
Experienced individual, couples and group therapist.
Dean's Counsel at NYU Silver School
Clinical Advisory Counsel at Sanctuary for Families
Clinical Director at Freedom Institute NYC 1984-1992.
Private practice 1992- present
Silver School of Social Work NYU graduate.
ARISE Intervention training.
Specialties: Individual,partner,parent issues around substance abuse.
Supportive,cognitive behavioral,psychodynamic, insight oriented treatment
1996 - Present Private Practice
Mental Health/Addiction Counseling, Consultant
to private companies. Individual, couples, and group counseling. Chemical
dependency/co-dependency counseling, psychodynamic psychotherapy.
1991 – 1996 The Freedom Institute, New York
Clinical Director: Supervision of clinical staff. Direct practice includes
individual and group counseling. Liaison with administration. Co-edit
1984 – 1991 The Freedom Institute, New York
Psychotherapist/Consultant: Co-dependency/chemical dependency
therapist. Individual and group counseling, short and long term. Intake
assessment, Johnson Institute model intervention. Case conferences
supervision. Direct intern program. Intern placement and supervision.
Fall 1990 Marymount-Manhattan College, New York
Adjunct Faculty: Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Counseling, Certificate
1987 – 1988 New York University Mental Health Service
Intern: Individual and couples therapy. Crisis intervention. Short term
therapy. Walk-in clinic.
1986 – 1987 Educational Alliance West
Intern: Individual and couples therapy. Parenting groups. Parents/children
1982 – 1985 Smithers Rehabilitation Center
Family Program: Family/patient education.
Education New York University School of Social Work
Master of Social Work – 1988
New York University
Bachelor of Arts – 1968
Affiliations NASW, Dean’s Council - NYU-Silver School of Social
Work, Sanctuary for Families-Clinical Advisory Council