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CV Rebbetzin Aidel Buchwald

י"ז תמוז ה' אלפים תשס"ז


email: asb1123@gmail.com


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.


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.


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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