Mariam I. Habib is a clinical social worker, educator, and trainer practicing in New York City. Since 2006, she has worked at the Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Program (SAVI) at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, providing trauma therapy and coordinating their internship program. Her practice is focused on working with survivors of sexual abuse and intimate partner violence, with a particular commitment to serving queer, trans, and gender non-conforming individuals. Ms. Habib also has a private practice providing psychotherapy and supervision, and conducts workshops and trainings for service providers and professionals from multiple disciplines.
Mariam has extensive experience working in trauma recovery, secondary stress/trauma stewardship, LGBT concerns, and gender identity and sexuality. Areas of interest include intersectionality, spirituality, immigration experience, and identity development.
Ms. Habib received her MSW from the New York University School of Social Work, and her BA from Barnard College.
Dr. Delverlon Hall currently operates a private practice on 53rd in Madison Avenue and currently serves as the Assistant Director for the Couple Therapy program at the Training Institute for Mental Health. Also currently serves as a clinical supervisor consultant for Bailey House. For the last 13 years served as the Assistant Director for the Infectious Disease Department at Harlem Hospital Center. Dr. Hall graduated in 2004 with a MSW degree from New York University, in 2004 was hired as a social worker at Harlem Hospital’s HIV/AIDS clinic. In 2010 she was promoted to Program Administrator and became responsible for managing HIV grants and social work services within HIV Services. In May 2012, she graduated from Columbia University, Teachers college with a doctoral degree in Health Education and Behavior Studies. Dr. Hall has completed 5 years of postgraduate training in Psychoanalytical and Couple Therapy at the Institute for Mental Health. For the last 10 years has served as a Field Instructor for Columbia University, and Hunter School of School of Social Work and City College Sophie Davis biomedical program. For the last 5 years, Dr. Hall has been a teaching Adjunct at Bronx Community College.
Dr. Hall is fully committed to servicing and empowering individuals. As a clinical provider, she has experience working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, difficulty forming and maintaining meaningful relationships and life transitions. She also has experience working with individuals challenged by trauma (post-traumatic stress, sexual abuse), and chronic medical illness; she has worked with and trained to do couple therapy. Her work focuses on building a stronger sense of self and confidence in order to improve overall functioning. She utilizes a number of treatment modalities and interventions based upon clients' goals and needs. She believes in an integrative approach and works to provide a safe, and supportive environment as a way to promote insight and opportunity for real change.
She is especially interested in addressing the health disparities that exist among women of color. Her dissertation work focused on African American Women and Condom Negotiation.
I received my Master Degree in Social Work from New You University Graduate School of Social Work in 1991, and was lucky to get a job there as an adjunct in 1998 (now called the NYU Sliver Graduate School of Social Work). My areas of expertise are substance abuse and DROP (diversity, racism, oppression and privilege) and I have taught these course regularly over 19 years, specializing in substance abuse both at NYU, and in my full time professional job at a high school. I have also taught Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Social Work practice I @ II. I have my LSCW-R & CPP which focuses on drug and alcohol prevention and intervention.
Lisa Henshaw, LCSW currently serves as the Coordinator for Licensing and Special Projects at Adelphi University. Her career began working with the homeless population, leading to her passion working with individuals challenged by systemic oppression, mental health and substance abuse difficulties. She worked in the community mental health setting for nearly10 years in direct clinical practice.
Ms. Henshaw brings over seven years’ experience teaching at various MSW Programs in New York. She is extremely passionate about teaching and committed to providing an educational experience that embodies socially just and anti-oppressive practice, combined with the ethics and values of our profession. Her teaching style offers multiple methods of learning combining lecture, group dialogue, technology, and small group work to offer an eclectic classroom learning experience.
While currently pursuing her doctoral studies, she also maintains a small practice. Her areas of interest include trauma, misdiagnosis, social theory and military social work.
I have been on the NYU faculty for 29 years, with my focus being the teaching of skills necessary for assessment and engagement of clients of diverse ethnicities, sexual and gender orientations, and levels of ability. I maintain a private practice where I work with a range of clients (including those with mood disorders, adjustment challenges, LBGTQ population and couples). I also run supervision groups for social workers in the field. My practice incorporates aspects of relational and psychodynamic theory along with CBT and the newer trauma-based interventions.
I received my MSW from the Smith College SSW, along with Certificates in Family Therapy from JBFCS and Training in Eating Disorders and Compulsions.
I co-authored the chapter, Personality disorders, with a special emphasis on borderline and narcissistic syndromes, in J. Berzoff, L. Flanngan, & P. Hertz, Inside out and outside in: Psychodynamic clinical theory and psychopathology in contemporary multicultural contexts (2016).
Laura M. Hickey, LCSW-R received the MSW degree from New York University. She is in full time psychotherapy practice, working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in Oyster Bay, NY and NYC. She has both provided extensive training and experience in the subjects of suicide, emergency mental health, disaster mental health, trauma, and crisis intervention.
Catherine Hodes, LCSW, LICSW, was the Director of the Safe Homes Project, a program of Good Shepherd Services, from 1994-2017, providing crisis intervention, counseling, safety planning, shelter, and advocacy to survivors of intimate partner violence. Ms. Hodes currently resides in western, Massachusetts, where she is a clinician, organizer, and consultant. Ms. Hodes conducts trainings about violence and conflict assessment, prevention, and education for social service, medical, and mental health providers, as well as for education professionals and community groups.
Ms Hodes is an adjunct lecturer at NYU Silver School of Social Work and the Smith College School for Social Work. She has also served as a field instructor for graduate students from Columbia, Smith, and Hunter’s schools of social work.
Ms. Hodes is the author of “Abusing Privilege: Broadening the Domestic Violence Paradigm,” published in Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly, as well as the co-author of " Is It Conflict or Abuse? A Practice Note for Furthering Differential Assessment and Response," in Clinical Social Work Journal.
Ms. Hodes earned her MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work.
Dory is a social work supervisor in Palliative Care at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is involved in education of medical students, medical residents, nurses and social workers in palliative care and communication. She recently received award in 2017 from Social Work Hospice Palliative Network for excellence in clinical practice.
David B. Howard teaches advanced policy and practice courses at the Silver School of Social Work. He has more than 14 years of professional experience in the nonprofit sector, including senior management, program planning and evaluation, fundraising and development, and direct service. David currently works as the Senior Vice President of Research, Evaluation & Learning at Covenant House International, where he leads strategic efforts to achieve positive outcomes for and with homeless youth by building a federation-wide organizational culture that embraces and implements rigorous performance measurement, continual quality improvement, and program excellence.
Prior to his work at Covenant House, David was the Director of Research and Innovation at The Doe Fund, one of New York's largest homeless service agencies. and a researcher at the UCLA Center for Civil Society, where he co-authored numerous reports on the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. He recently co-authored a book chapter about the respective nonprofit sectors in New York and Los Angeles in: Halle, D. & Beveridge, A. (2013). New York and Los Angeles: An Uncertain Future. New York: Oxford University Press. David has presented research findings to diverse audiences, from San Francisco to Istanbul, among other local and international geographies.
David earned his PhD in Social Welfare from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, where he also earned his MSW.
Andrés Hoyos works currently as psychotherapist in private practice, consultant and trainer. Mr. Hoyos has taught as a lecturer professor and faculty advisor at New York University, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work in New York City. He currently teaches as an Adjunct Lecturer at New York University in New York City. Mr. Hoyos has provided consulting services for New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - DOHMH, Metropolitan Center for Mental Health, Aldea Counselling Services, New York Pathways and The Lesbian, Gay Bisexual & Transgender Community Center among other agencies in NYC.
Andrés Hoyos, has over 25 years of experience in the provision of mental health and social services, with expertise in diverse populations and topics such as LGBT identities/communities, substance abuse, immigration (Psychosocial evaluations for asylum seekers and expert witness in court hearings) trauma/Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Grief & Bereavement and HIV/AIDS among other issues/populations.
Andrés Hoyos earned a Master in Clinical Psychology in his native Medellin, Colombia, and a Master in Social Work from New York University. In 2009, he was one of 21 inaugural candidates of the The 21st Century Fellow Program, selected to participate in a year-long program for people of color managers who worked in LGBT national and international human rights services and advocacy organizations that held grants in the Arcus Foundation, the Gill Foundation and the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund; and was awarded with the Emerging Leader Award by the NASW-NYC chapter in 2011.