David Rich, LMSW, earned his Masters graduate degree from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2016 with completion of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) training program and lab under Dr. Andre Ivanoff, PhD. He is currently part of two NYC group private practices, Brooklyn Heights Behavioral Associates, and Metro NY DBT, where he provides DBT therapy to adolescents, adults, and families. Mr. Rich has extensive training experience in various therapeutic modalities including DBT, Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Parent Management Training (PMT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). His previous work experience includes lead mental health worker at Sheppard Pratt Health System in Baltimore, MD, where he was part of inpatient crisis stabilization team for adolescent males.
Dave has been involved with CSSW and the HBSE-A course for the past two years, and brings great enthusiasm in working with first-year students so they may excel in the CSSW program.