Rivka A. Edery, Psy.D. (Candidate), M.S.W., L.C.S.W., has a Masters in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service with her field of study as Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods, and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Social Science from Thomas Edison State University.  She is a highly intuitive licensed clinical social worker, and author, specializing in trauma recovery and spirituality. She has published several books and numerous professional and general interest articles.  Since 2009, she has been working as a clinical social worker assisting clients who are recovering from trauma-related disorders. She has treated and assisted trauma survivors in achieving safety, reducing their troublesome symptoms, increasing their competencies, reappraising their trauma memories, and consolidating their gains by learning and applying new behavioral, emotional, physical and spiritual skills. The focus is a very positive one encouraging her clients to adapt a more loving, compassionate understanding of themselves.  


Evidence-Based Non-Medical Counseling Strategies 2018

for Military Populations

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

New York State Department of Education 2013

Virginia Board of Health Professions                   2017

Indiana State Behavioral Health Board                2018



Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)

California Southern University

School of Behavioral Sciences

Field of Study: Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Expected: 06/2022

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service

Field of Study:  Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods


Bachelor of Arts (B.A)

Thomas Edison State University

Field of Study:  Social Sciences/U.S History