Shmuel Fischler, LCSW-C
Shmuel Fischler is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and board approved clinical supervisor in Maryland. A graduate of Touro University in NYC, Shmuel has extensive experience working with adolescents and families in an outpatient setting while interning and working for Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services. For several years he worked in multiple school settings with students from 5th grade through high school and developed close collaboration with school staff and administration.
Shmuel received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through the Beck Institute, Exposure and Response Prevention at the University of Pennsylvania. His OCD training comes by way of the renowned Edna Foa through the University of Pennsylvania. He has also training in TF-CBT (Trauma-focused CBT) He continues to pursue educational and training opportunities every chance he gets.
In addition to directing CBT Baltimore, Shmuel is very familiar working with trauma being the Director of Outreach and Advocacy for CHANA, a community organization working with survivors of all forms of abuse including DV, sexual abuse, and elder abuse.
While having worked with individuals coping with Trauma, Depression, and Substance Abuse, his particular focus and expertise have been with Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum disorders. Shmuel has a particular interest in scrupulosity, OCD presenting with religious themes.
Shmuel is a professional member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF).
Shmuel takes pride in steering the ship of CBT Baltimore and is proud of the team that has the identity of an accessible, warm, and welcoming practice that is built on evidenced-based practices. We look forward to connecting with you!