Robin Gearing, Columbia University

Assistant Professor Social Work New York City, New York rg2372@columbia.edu Office: (212) 851-2246

Bio/Research

Gearing has extensive experience practicing as a clinical social worker in hospital-based mental health programs for more than ten years. He has provided a wide range of therapeutic and clinical services as a child and family therapist to individuals, groups and families at a children's research ...

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Bio/Research

Gearing has extensive experience practicing as a clinical social worker in hospital-based mental health programs for more than ten years. He has provided a wide range of therapeutic and clinical services as a child and family therapist to individuals, groups and families at a children's research hospital, in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric programs. Gearing has also worked as a psychiatric social worker with the crisis team of a community hospital where he provided adults and adolescents with clinical consultation and crisis risk assessment.  Gearing has a concentrated interest in the areas of child and adolescent mental health, intervention and treatment. His research in this area focuses on evidence-based practice (EBP) interventions that improve the social, familial, and academic functioning. His work investigates the reduction of relapse and improvement to treatment adherence amongst children and adolescents with severe mental health conditions, and their families.

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