Ray is a Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy teens and adolescents, and maintains a private practice in the University City section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ray is also a Professional Certified Coach, through the International Federation of Coaches (ICF), who specializes in working with clients around career, relationship, and work-life issues.
With over ten years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Smith College School for Social Work specializing in psychodynamic therapy, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are teens, adolescents, families, couples, adolescent males and adult males.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Ray has presented to general audiences speaking on the topics of family relationships, parent/child relationships, LGBTQI issues, cultural diversity, and issues related to African Americans and therapy.
Ray is an interactive, solution-focused, relational, emotionally focused therapist. His style is personable, open, honest, thoughtful, caring, and active. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. Ray enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems and find ways to live the life his clients most desire.
Education Smith College School for Social Work-2003 License, Certifications & Awards Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Pennsylvania #CW015231 Professional Certified Coach-International Coach Federation
Teleos Executive Coach and Leadership Development, Elkins Park, PA
Professional Activities and Memberships National Association of Social Workers (NASW) International Coaching Federation (ICF)