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CV Rebbetzin Aidel Buchwald

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AIDEL BUCHWALD, MSW, LCSW

email: asb1123@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:

Licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years experience delivering a variety of individual psychotherapy and group counseling services to clients in both organizations as well as in private practice. Warm, caring and nurturing; able to help others reflect, explore, grow and develop in a trusting and safe environment. Worked with all ethnic groups in New York City including minorities, but has a special expertise in the Jewish community at large and in particular the Orthodox Jewish sector. Trained in psychodynamic therapy, but utilizes an eclectic approach with clients.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

Psychotherapist, Private Practice, New York, NY, 1985-Present

  • Provides short and long-term individual counseling to adolescents, young adults, and adults.
  • Consults with other family members as well as other professionals, including psychologists, psychopharmacologists, and psychiatrists as needed.
  • Receives on-going weekly training and supervision from Dr. Anneliese Riess (now deceased) and Dr. Phyllis Towbin.

Guidance Counselor, Counterforce, Brooklyn, NY, 1988-Present

  • Offers a variety of mental health services to high school students at Shevach High School.
  • Works closely with parents, teachers, school administrators, and other health care providers in optimizing treatment.
  • Facilitates group counseling sessions focused on social adjustment and normal developmental issues facing adolescents.
  • Collaborates with class advisors and special education professionals to identify students in need of counseling and trains staff in crisis-intervention and effective referrals.
  • Leads support groups for freshmen and seniors on life transitions, problem solving, and decision making.

Counselor, Stern College for Women, New York, NY, 1977-1987

  • Provided short-term treatment to college students on personal and academic issues.
  • Advocated on behalf of students with Academic Deans and Student Affairs staff.

Social Worker, Jewish Child Care Association, New York, NY, 1972-1976

  • Treated individual children, adolescents, and foster and biological families in Foster Care Division.
  • Conducted groups for foster mothers on parenting issues, anger management, and child development.
  • Evaluated parents= and children=s psychological and social states and made recommendations to courts on follow-up action.

Case Worker, Brooklyn Hebrew School for Special Children, Brooklyn, NY, 1969-1970

  • Counseled and handled intake planning for emotionally disturbed, retarded, and physically handicapped children and their families.

EDUCATION:

Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, New York, NY: MSW, May 1972
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY: B.A. in Sociology & Education, May 1969, Cum Laude
Postgraduate Training: Counterforce, Seminars in Grief and Bereavement Counseling, Learning Disabilities, and Family Dynamics (to name a few),
1988-present William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Institute, selected courses, 1978-1988

SPECIAL SKILLS: Bilingual in Hebrew and English


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