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Bralove, MSW, LICSW, Judith

Senior Instructor
Boston College School of Social Work
(617) 873-0201
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Psychology & Counseling

Courses Taught
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Counseling Practicum and Clinical Internship
  • Psychopathology
  • Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Perspectives in Cross Cultural Counseling
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • The Life of the Family in Context

M.S.W. - Boston College Graduate School of Social Work
B.A. - Frostburg State College, Frostburg, MD

Professional Experience

Clinical Experience

  • Private practice, Fitchburg, MA - individual, couples and family therapy; gay and lesbian couples therapy; specialty areas: personality disorders, post-psychiatric hospitalization, marital/divorce adjustment, adult survivors of abuse
  • Burbank Hospital, Fitchburg, MA - psyciatric social worker; coordinator of family therapy program
  • Hubbard Human Services Center and Hubbard Outreach Center, Webster, MA - outpatient therapist, family, couples & individual clinical services
  • Walpole State Prison, Walpole, MA - individual and group therapy

Consultation Experience

  • Residential Youth Services, Arlington, VA - residential care and personality disorders
  • Visiting Nurse Association, Fitchburg, MA - medical social work, psychiatric and geriatric social work, hospice care
  • Head Start, Lowell MA - family therapy and young children, personality disorders in the classroom, multi-disicplinary interactions with staff, staff stress reduction
  • Anchorage Emergency Services, Anchorage, AK - crisis work, respite care and personality disorders, systems theory in emergency psychiatry, clinical consultation
  • CORE, Charlestown, MA - suicide assessment and protocol development
  • CASPAR, Cambridge, MA - personality disorders and residential treatment
Selected Presentations

Workshops, local and national:

  • Personality disorders
  • Basic counseling skills
  • Adult survivors of incest
  • Sexual abuse and eating disorders
  • Diagnosis & assessment
  • Short-term treatment of personality disorders
  • Supervision skills
  • Impact of adult psychopathology on children
  • Short-term treatment of long-term disorders
  • Strength-based treatment approaches in couples and trauma work
Professional Memberships & Affiliations

National Association of Social Workers
American Counseling Association
Massachusetts and Rhode Island Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (MARIACES); President for 2016-2018