Robert Rivera, MA

Robert Rivera, MA

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department : Psychology

Email :

Phone : 718-862-7550

Office : MGL 4FL


MA, Adelphi University
BA, Manhattan College


Robert Rivera MA, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Therapist and Psychology Professor.

Clinical Practice with adolescents & adults with psychiatric, substance abuse and medical concerns. Provide individual, group, family and couple’s therapy utilizing CBT, short term and solution-oriented treatment modalities. Certificate Trained in Motivational Interviewing, Emerging Issues in Addiction and Mental Health, Group Treatment and Self Help, Family Treatment, & Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment: Co-Occurring Substance Use & Psychiatric Disorders.

Professional Memberships


American Society of Addiction Medicine

Psi Chi

Epsilon Sigma Pi

Courses Taught/Teaching

PSYC 203      Introduction to Psychology I

PSYC 209      Introduction to Psychology II

PSYC 345      Psychology of Childhood

PSYC 320      Adulthood & Aging

PSYC 327      Interviewing and Counseling

PSYC 347      Theories of Personality

PSYC 437      Contemporary Psychotherapy

PSYC 421      Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 375      Internship

PSYC 429      Research in Psychology