Dr. Michael Kaltenbach has been working in the field of psychology and social work for the past twenty years after receiving his master’s degree in Social Work. He obtained his doctorate degree in Social Policy & Practice from the University of Pennsylvania. His doctoral dissertation research interest focused on how sexual behaviors have changed due to the usage of PrEP, as a HIV preventive method. His research data as interpreted through the theoretical / conceptual perspectives of cognitive-behavioral theory and relational-cultural therapy. Dr. Kaltenbach is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California, New York, and Pennsylvania, and has many years of experience providing psychotherapy, case management, and other social services in a variety of settings: hospitals, HIV outpatient clinics, schools, foster care agencies, senior residential facilities, group homes, outpatient community counseling centers, etc. Dr. Kaltenbach has taught Bachelor's and Master's level courses within the Social Work Departments at Rutgers University, Smith College, Temple University, and University of Southern California. He enjoys traveling and learning about various cultures. After he obtained his bachelor’s degree, he served as an US Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal, West Africa.
Clinical training, Education, & Certifications:
- Doctorate degree in Social Policy & Practice from the University of Pennsylvania
"I have twenty years providing individual, group, and couples psychotherapy within the LGBTQ+ population in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and New York City."