Trauma & Grief: Counseling
Survivors of 9/11
Rob Weiss, MSW
Robert Weiss LCSW, CAS, graduate of
the UCLA Department of Clinical Social
Work is currently founder and Clinical
The Sexual Recovery Institute, a Los
Angeles outpatient center for sexual
addicts, sexual offenders and their
Prior to this work, Mr. Weiss spent
over four years as an inpatient Addiction
Specialist in the Sexual Impulse
Disorders Unit at Del Amo Hospital,
working under the direction of Dr.
Preceding graduate social work
training, he was a special education
teacher, evaluating, counseling and
teaching severely emotionally disturbed
adolescents in private psychiatric
facilities and within the public school
system in Los Angeles.
Over the past ten years, Mr. Weiss has
been involved with the Sexual Recovery
Community and lectures frequently about
Sexual Dependency at both regional and
national clinical agencies and
conferences. He is an invited clinical
trainer for The City of Los Angeles,
Pepperdine University, The Los Angeles
Gay and Lesbian Center and numerous HIV
and addiction agencies.
Mr. Weiss's professional affiliations
include membership in the Institute for
Group and Organizational Dynamics, The
Society for Clinical Social Work and the
National Association of Social Workers.
He is a current board member and
committee chair of The National Council
for Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity.
Mr. Weiss was one of a number of
licensed Psychotherapists who gave up a
month of their lives to go to New York
City to help those whose lives were
forever and painfully changed by the
terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
The Sexual Recovery Institute