Dr. Gil has been in the field of social work for 20 years. She has vast experience in providing mental health treatment to adolescents and young adults. She is experienced with utilizing several evidence-based practices including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), CBT, Supportive Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. In addition, she supervises clinicians and has served as a field instructor for MSW students from Hunter College, NYU, Fordham University and Adelphi University.
As part of her commitment to the field of social work, Dr. Gil also serves as adjunct assistant professor in the CUNY system. She is responsible for teaching and training bachelor level social work students. In this role, she shapes and builds the development of a new generation of social workers. She is extremely passionate, energetic and enthusiastic in her approach to teaching.
She earned her BA in Sociology from the City College of NY (CUNY) in 1998 and her MSW from Fordham University in 2007. Additionally, she earned a Post Masters certificate from the NYU Silver School of Social Work on Clinical Practice with Adolescents in 2009.
Dr. Gil attained the Doctor of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice in 2018. Her research interests include teenage parenting, resiliency, educational attainment and positive life outcomes among Black and Latina teenage mothers.