Claudia Ribas, LCSW

NY State License # 075516

426 Pennsylvania Ave.

Freeport, NY 11520

1-(914) 261 0596

ClaudiaRibasLCSW@gmail.com

 

 

Educational History

Master of Social Work. May 2000.

New York University.

Master of Arts. Psychology. May 1998.

Fairfield University.

Bachelor of Arts. May 1991.

Manhattanville College.

B.A. Program. 1983-1986.

Pontificia Unversidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC - RJ)

Languages

English – Portuguese – Some Spanish

Clinical

Private Practice. Professional Offices in Charlotte, NC. 2018 -present

Provide psychotherapy and evaluations for immigration waivers to individuals, couples, families and groups with a particular focus on immigration and the immigrant experience. Clinical concentration on experiences of immigration, exile, and displacement and their attendant emotional and social challenges. Clinical expertise in working with the GLBT community. My professional and personal knowledge of multifaceted identity makes me especially sensitive to issues of cultural selfhood and adjustment. www.HRGTherapy.com

Private Practice. Professional Offices in Westchester. 2000-2018.

Provide psychotherapy and evaluations for immigration waivers to individuals, couples, families and groups with a particular focus on immigration and the immigrant experience. Clinical concentration on experiences of immigration, exile, and displacement and their attendant emotional and social challenges. Clinical expertise in working with the GLBT community. My professional and personal knowledge of multifaceted identity makes me especially sensitive to issues of cultural selfhood and adjustment. www.HRGTherapy.com

Private Practice. Professional Offices Manhattan. 2000-2003.

Provide psychotherapy and evaluations for immigration waivers to individuals, couples, families and groups with a particular focus on immigration and the immigrant experience.

Clinical Internship. Family Center Services of Westchester. September 2000-Present.

Provide brief and long-term psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families and groups. Insight-oriented and ego supportive therapeutic techniques are used to treat the multicultural population of Port Chester, NY. experiences of immigration, exile, and displacement and their attendant emotional and social challenges. Clinical expertise in working with the GLBT community.

Workshops & Outreach

Group dynamics for Peer Support Group Facilitators. Training workshop for support group leaders – group dynamics, leadership skills, authority, boundaries and task. The LOFT. November, 2002.

Crossing Boundaries: A workshop on managing difference. NorthCentral University, October 2004.

Group Relations

Authority, Leadership and Organizational Life in a Rapidly Changing World. A six-day residential Group Relations Working Conference. The Washington Baltimore Center of the A. K. Rice Institute. Bryn Mawr College, PA. Role: Member. Director: Lamis K. Jarrar, Ph.D. August, 2001.

Authority and Management: Mentoring, Competition and Succession. A weekend non-residential conference Sponsored by the New York Center of the AK Rice Institute. Director: Geoffry Reed, PhD. December, 2000.

Research

MA Thesis. Fairfield University -- Fall 1997-Spring 1998. Primary researcher. Immigration issues involving Latinas. Supervisor: Lynn Haley-Banez Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Counselor and Education and Director of Clinical Training.

Research Assistant -- Bilingual Adults: Power and Practice. Fairfield University, Fall 1996. Duties: Data collection. Supervisor: Rodolfo Rosado, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology & Special Education.

Teaching

Instructor/Adjunct Professor of Psychology. SUNY/Westchester Community College Fall 1998 – Fall 1999. Dept. of Psychology. Taught several sections of General psychology, Theories of Personality and Abnormal Psychology.

Full-time Graduate Student Advisor/Facilitator for the Center of Multicultural Relations. Fairfield University – Fairfield, CT - Fall 96/Spring 97 - Responsible for mentoring undergraduate students, and for cultural and academic advisement for the Native American association and the Spanish, Latino and Caribbean Association

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Social work - NASW