Who am I ?

Education:
Columbia University School of Social Work
M.S. Social Work, May 1982
State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.S. Psychology/Social Work, June 1976

Licensure/Credentials:

  • New York: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, September 2004
  • NewYork/New Jersey: Board Certified Diplomate, 2000
  • New York: Columbia University School of Social Work, Adjunct Faculty, 1998
  • New York: New York University School of Social Work, Adjunct Associate Professor, 1997
  • New Jersey: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 1996
  • New York: HIV Certified Counselor, 1991
  • New York: "R" Status, 1990
  • New York: Certified Social Worker, 1982


Work Experience:

  • July 1988 - Current: Private Practitioner
  • May 1994 - May 1998: S.U.N.Y. State College of Optometry / University Optometric Center- Director of Social Work
  • July 1988 - May 1994: The New York Methodist Hospital- Clinical Social Worker ER/OPD
  • December 1989 - December 1992: Optifast Consultant and Group Behavioral Therapist
  • April 1985 - July 1988: Beth Israel Medical Center / Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program - Clinical Consultant
  • February 1984- February 1985: The Bridge, Inc.- Psychiatric Social Worker
  • February 1983-February 1984: Catholic Charities / Alhambra Day Treatment Center- Clinical Social Worker


Memberships:

  • National Association of Social Workers, Current


I proudly uphold to the National Association of Social Worker's Standards and Code of Ethics which is rooted in the following set of core values:

  • Service
  • Social Justice
  • Dignity and Worth of the Person
  • Importance of Human Relationships
  • Integrity
  • Competence


If you wish to schedule an appointment, please contact me at one of my two offices and schedule an appointment directly. Please do not depend on e-mail messages to schedule an appointment. Thank you.

New York City
369 Lexington Avenue and 41st Street
New York City, NY 10017
(212) 481-2896

and

Upper Montclair, New Jersey
(973) 783-8673
I can be reached by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.