About Carol Silbergeld

LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), and BCD (Board Certified Diplomate)


Carol SilbergeldCarol Silbergeld is an experienced psychotherapist who has been in practice for over thirty years. She provides consultation, evaluation and treatment services to individuals, couples, parents, adolescents and children. Carol mediates and develops parenting plans with separated parents. She also provides supervision to mental health professionals.

Carol graduated from Goucher College, cum laude, and received an MSS degree from the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. She has been on the staffs of Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia, Jewish Family and Children’s Services in New York, the Reiss-Davis Child Study Center in Los Angeles where she created and directed a Children of Divorce Clinic counseling children and parents and supervising the professional clinical staff. She chaired the Social Work Department and remained on the teaching faculty of Reiss-Davis where she also taught postgraduate Fellows. In 1998, she joined the staff of the Los Angeles Child Development Center, where she created a school-based divorce counseling program and a court counseling program.

Carol’s professional training in psychotherapy includes psychodynamic and cognitive psychotherapies. She uses an eclectic, pragmatic approach to a broad range of problems.

She has published articles about psychodynamic psychotherapy and written a group treatment manual entitled, Meeting Children on their Own Grounds. She has frequently presented papers at conferences for mental health professionals and attorneys.

Carol’s professional memberships include the National Association of Social Workers, The Society for Clinical Social Work, the Academy of Certified Social Workers, the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She is also listed in Who’s Who in America.