The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Barbara Berger, Ph.D.
Class of 1992

​Barbara Berger maintains a full-time practice in addition to being active in the ICSW and social work communities. At ICSW, she has been on dissertation committees and currently serves as vice chair of advancement on the Board of Trustees. In the social work community, she is active on the Consortium Board and in the AAPSCW, where she is on the executive committee and the National Board, and she serves as a liaison to the ACPE Board. Dr. Berger’s areas of clinical expertise are adults and couples, and she is interested in doing more publishing and presenting.


On the clinical and theoretical significance of repetitive signifiers as exemplified by proper names (1992)


  • Boston University, B.A.
  • University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration , A.M.
  • Institute for Clinical Social Work, Ph.D.


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