Howard Z. Lorber, C.S.W. - R
211 West 56th Street, 16H
New York, New York 10019
and Supervisory Experience
1983- Private practice in psychotherapy treating individuals, couples and groups.
Present I have general practice with specialties in panic and stress disorders, substance
abuse, mood & affective disorders, physical and sexual abuse, and victimization.
Short & long term treatment offered.
1989- Program Therapist, Mapleton Supervised Visitation Program, Mapleton Mid-
1990 wood Community Mental Health Board, Inc, Brooklyn, New York.
1984- Counselor in Family Conflict Program (FCP), Queens Family Court Probation
1988 Department: group, individual, couple and family counseling. Treatment for men,
women, adolescents and children in situations of family violence, sexual abuse,
and other family conflict. Supervisor of volunteers, students and staff.
1981- Counselor, Volunteer Counseling Service, New City, New York. Individual
1983 and group counseling. Treatment for men, women and adolescents.
Development and Grant Writing Experience
1989- Mapleton Supervised Visitation Program. (listed above) I developed all aspects
1989 of the therapeutic supervised visitation program inclusive of proposal writing,
establishing and developing liaison with Family Court, designing of all program forms,
training and supervising staff, clinical services, and writing reports to Court and Mapleton
Board of Directors. This program facilitated the re-establishment of more positive
relationships between non-custodial parents and children, where possible or facilitated
their disengagement where this was not possible; it also mediated and attempted to
resolve conflict between custodial and non- custodial parents, providing safer
atmosphere for children in these relationships.
1988 Project coordinator, Senior Citizen Outreach Project Emanu-El Midtown YM/YWHA, New
1989 York, New York. Duties included program development, clinical services, planning, organization and presentation of workshops, information and referral, writing press releases and reports. The project assessed needs, developed outreach and provided services for senior citizens in Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village, especially for those who are hard to reach and are underserved by social service agencies.
1985- Collaborated on program expansion for FCP. Assisted in development and writing of
1988 grant proposal awarded by New York State Department of Juvenile Justice for expansion
of services to adolescents. Collaborated on development and presentation of staff
training seminars. Assisted in development and writing of grant proposal for further
program expansion submitted to the New York State Children and Family Trust.
1968-1975 Instructor and researcher in the social sciences. Northwestern University,
Roosevelt University, Loyola University, New School for Social Research
Certificate in Social Work Field Supervision. Adelphi University, New York, New York.
Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Comprehensive Psychotherapy, National Institute for
the Psychotherapies. 1987
New York State Certification in Social Work. 1986
Masters in Social Work, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York,
New York. 1986
Doctoral Candidacy, Department of Anthropology, New School for Social Research, New
York, New York. Candidacy achieved, 1977
Master of Arts in Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. 1969
Bachelor of Arts, concentration in economics, University College, University of Chicago,
Chicago, Illinois. 1968
1993 Child Abuse: the Warning Signs. An article. Big Apple Parents' Paper. January, 1993
The Pit Bull and the Humming Bird.
A preliminary study of dreams of
abusive men. NIPPA Newsletter, January, 1992
1990 My &%##%& Brother, My &%##%& Sister. A workshop presented at
92nd Street 'Y' on sibling relationships. April, 1990
Co-Editor, National Institute for the Psychotherapies Professional Association Newsletter,
20th Anniversary Edition, April, 1990 (With Bonnie Beck and Audrey Ashendorf)
1989 Domestic Violence. A workshop presented for Human Services,
Workshops, New York City, 2/17/89
a newsletter for practitioners
1989 and domestic violence programs.
1987 "Sweeney's Lament: The Intrapsychic and Interpersonal Position of the Abusive Male." Presented in partial fulfillment for certification in psychoanalysis and comprehensive psychotherapy, National Institute for the Psychotherapies.
Presentation of a paper, "The Abusive Male," at the Emanu-El Mid-Town YM/WHA as
part of a panel of presenters on Family Violence. 23 March
1986 Review of Abusive Patients in Jewish Social Work Forum, Vol.22
1983 "Experiencing the Arts", a book review. Film Library Quarterly, January, with Margo
1981 "Bottle Babies", a film review. Jump Cut Number 27. with Margo Cornelius.