Who Am I?

Who am I ?

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


  • 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


  • 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.