ROBIN SIEGAL, a board certified diplomate in clinical social work, has practiced as a psychotherapist and social worker for more than 30 years. In that time, she has worked in medical settings, counseling centers, academia and business. In addition to her teaching schedule at the USC School of Social Work, she directs California Psych Resources, a company offering workshops and training for the business and professional community.
Siegal's depth of knowledge and entertaining presentations have made her a sought-after and highly requested speaker for professionals, businesses and the community-at-large. She has presented workshops for adults and adolescents on assertive communication and conflict resolution, cultural diversity, stress management, grief and loss, sexuality and intimacy, and making marriage work. Siegal also has conducted workshops and training for employees of many Southern California corporations, and has spoken to numerous professional associations and organizations throughout the country.
She was named "Outstanding Social Worker of the Year" by the National Kidney Foundation's Council of Nephrology Social Workers for her exemplary work in kidney disease and patient education.
In addition to being a published author and maintaining an active private practice and busy speaking schedule throughout the United States, Siegal also is the co-founder of the West LA Time Bank, a "pay-it-forward" system of volunteering and strengthening one's community.