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Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W.


Robert Taibbi, L.C.S.W., is the author of 13 books, including Boot Camp Therapy: Action-Oriented Brief Approaches to Anxiety, Anger & Depression; Clinical Social Work Supervision: Process & Practice; Doing Couples Therapy: Craft and Creativity in Work with Intimate Partners, now in second edition; Doing Family Therapy: Craft and Creativity in Clinical Practice, now in its third edition and recently translated into Chinese and Portuguese; Clinical Supervision: A Four-Stage Process of Growth and Discovery; The Art of the First Session, Brief Therapy with Couples & Families in Crisis, and Process-Focused Therapy.

Bob has also published over 300 magazine and journal articles, and has contributed several book chapters, including Favorite Counseling Techniques: 55 Masters Share Their Secrets, which cited him among the top 100 therapists in the country. He served as a teen advice columnist for Current Health, a contributing editor to Your Health and Fitness, and has received three national writing awards for Best Consumer Health Writing.

Bob is a graduate of Rutgers University and the University of South Carolina, and has served as adjunct professor at several universities. He provides trainings nationally and internationally in the areas of couple therapy, family therapy, brief therapy and clinical supervision. He is currently in private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Bob can be reached through his website at

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