Robert Taibbi, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 40 years of experience primarily in community mental health working with couples and families as a clinician, supervisor and clinical director. Bob is the author of Clinical Supervision: A Four-Stage Process of Growth and Discovery and Clinical Social Work Supervision. Bob is the author of four other books: Doing Couples Therapy: Craft and Creativity in Work with Intimate Partners; Doing Family Therapy: Craft and Creativity in Clinical Practice, now in its 3rd edition and recently translated into Chinese and Portuguese; Boot Camp Therapy: Action-Oriented Brief Treatment of Anxiety, Anger & Depression; and the forthcoming The Art of the First Session.
Bob is also an online columnist for Psychotherapy Today magazine, has 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 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 supervision, couple therapy, family therapy, and brief therapy. He is currently in private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia.