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Michael R. Bizzarro, Ph.D.

Class of 2003


Lifetime patterns of maternal substance abuse as a predictor of child maltreatment and child developmental outcomes (2003)

Michael R. Bizzarro

​Michael Bizzarro is currently the executive director of New Insights Centers for Counseling, LLC, a counseling entity he formed in 1992 that provides individual, family, and group counseling and specializes in addictive disorders and issues related to law enforcement. Dr. Bizzarro also works as a consultant in the EAP department of a major pharmaceutical company and is a member of a critical incident response team for law enforcement and their families. In September 2009, he was appointed Field Advisor for the Columbia University School of Social Work, and he is currently working on a book and several articles.


  • B.S., William Paterson University
  • M.S.W., Rutgers University
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

  • NASW
  • APA