Patricia F. Consolo, LCSW-R, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Social Work from the State University of New York. She holds awarded memberships in The National Social Work Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society, and received an “Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award For Excellence & Initiative in Research.” Ms. Consolo has been a member of The National Association for the Mentally Ill and served as an elected officer as Education Coordinator of a Dual Diagnosis Task Force in both Schenectady and Albany County. In addition to her vast and diverse work experiences, she has been a Clinical Affiliate for a NYC Employee Assistance Program and a Education and Training Provider for The State of New York, Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (Bureau of Workforce Development). Too, Ms. Consolo assumed the role as clinical director and program developer of a substance abuse agency. She has served as an adjunct instructor, teaching General and Abnormal Psychology. She has been a lecturer on topics related to cognitive behavioral therapy, and client therapist relationships. Ms. Consolo has worked with a varied range of mental health issues and specializes in couples therapy, depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders.