Robert Rivera

Adjunct, Asst Director of Couns/Health

Psychology, Counseling Center

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.

Educational Trainings:

Adapting Dialectical Behavoral Therapy for Everyday Clinical Needs 

Motivational Interviewing 

Severe Mental Illness

Recovery Support Services

Domestic Violence

Adolescent Depression & Bullying

Emerging Issues in Addiction & Mental Health

Group Treatment & Self Help

Co-Occurring Substance Use & Psychiatric Disorders in Addiction Treatment Programs

Family Treatment 




Adelphi University - MA Psychology 

New York University - MSW

Manhattan College - BS Psychology

  • MA, Adelphi University
  • BA, Manhattan College

Courses Taught

  • 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