What About Bob

Bob Taibbi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 40 years experience primarily in community mental health working with couples and families as a clinician, supervisor and clinical director.

Bob is the author of 7 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
  • Clinical Supervision: A Four-Stage Process of Growth and Discovery
  • Clinical Social Work Supervision: Practice & Process
  • Boot Camp Therapy: Action-Oriented Brief Clinical Approaches to Anxiety, Anger & Depression
  • The Art of the First Session
  • Brief Therapy With Couples & Families in Crisis

In addition to his books, Bob writes an regular online column for Psychology Today magazine entitled Fixing Families http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fixing-families, as well as a monthly parenting advice column for Charlottesville Family magazine.

He 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 teen advice columnist for Current Health, a contributing editor to Your Health and Fitness, and has received 3 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 in couple therapy, family therapy, brief therapy, and clinical supervision. He is currently in private practice in
Charlottesville, Virginia with Lewis Weber & Associates: weberpsychotherapy.com

If you’re curious about Bob’s complete work history, click on the Vitae page.