Moses Ip, LCSW, MSW, GCEC
Private practice psychotherapist & executive coach
Boston College School of Social Work. Boston, MA
Master of Social Work
William James College. Newton, MA
Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching
California State, East Bay. Concord, CA
Multiple Subject K-12 Teaching Credential
The University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Art in Psychology
Association of Social Work Boards
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (California) 85709
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Texas) LIC 63042
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (Massachusetts), LIC 118653
International Private Practice Psychotherapist & Executive Coach, Hong Kong & USA. 2015-present
Provide individual psychological counseling or coaching for native-Hong Kong and ex-pat clientele in areas related to substance abuse, trauma, life transitions, relationship conflict, work-life balance, and work performance.
Supervise counseling interns and coaches by assessing and developing their clinical skills and competence, providing case consultations, increasing awareness of their personal development, and ensuring compliance with professional and ethical standards.
Provide organizational assessment and program evaluation for local non-governmental organizations and churches.
Facilitate men’s support group to address depression, anxiety, work-related stress, relationship issues, drug and sexual addictions, and bereavement.
Managed Health Network – CA & TX
MHN and its affiliated companies provide EAP, non-medical counseling, behavioral health care and other services through commercial, affiliate and government accounts. With over 40 years of behavioral health care experience, MHN serves over 800 client accounts, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, multi-employer funds and affiliate accounts through Health Net.
MHN partners with a nationwide provider network of over 63,000 licensed practitioners and 1,500 hospitals and care facilities. MHN also partners and collaborates with leading behavioral health organizations to promote best practices and add to the awareness of behavioral health issues, including the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW), the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH), and the California Association of Health Plans (CAHP).
Clinical Management Consultant, 2017-2022
Consult with client company management representatives, including executives, human resources, supervisors, managers, and medical departments on how to optimize work performance of employees who may have psychological and/or personal issues.
Facilitate and authorize response to catastrophic and traumatic events to minimize the negative impact on absenteeism and productivity.
Coordinate, authorize, and supervise job performance referrals (JPRs) to network providers for assessment and recommendations when issues interfere with workplace performance.
Strategize with and coach management on how to appropriately intervene with dysfunctional work groups and/or systems to bring full functioning as an effective work organization.
Meet with key account personnel to sustain and maintain business relationships and customize services to reflect the needs and culture of the company.
Coordinate Fitness for Duty requests.
Texas Health Resources - Dallas-Fort Worth Area, TX
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the U.S. and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. Texas Health Behavioral Health is a center of excellence for the treatment of behavioral health and is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Texas Health Behavioral Health provides access to mental, psychiatric and behavioral health services in both inpatient and outpatient settings across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Commonly-treated conditions include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and detoxification for substance abuse.
Therapist and Care Transition Manager, 2016 - 2017
Conduct intake assessment and triage service to determine and arrange for appropriate level of care.
Participate in Daily Patient Care Briefings with multidisciplinary team to report on patient progress, insurance coverage, and discharge plan.
Facilitate adolescent and adult inpatient, day treatment, and intensive outpatient program process and psychoeducation groups.
Branches of Hope (Formerly Vine Community Services Limited) – Wan Chai, Hong Kong
The Vine Community Services Limited (VCSL) is a local NGO whose primary mission is to empower and provide for marginalized and vulnerable populations that reside in Hong Kong. Refugee services began in 2004 to meet the spiritual, physical, judicial, psychological, and social needs of refugees and asylum-seekers.
In 2014, VCSL was formed to expand services to include weekly fellowships, meals, financial and housing assistance, institution visits, social activities, and advocacy work. In addition to the refugee and asylum-seeker services, VCSL's two other programs, Stop Trafficking of People and School of Opportunity aims to raise awareness about trafficking in Hong Kong, advocate for victims of trafficking, provide refugee children with quality teaching and learning on school holidays and Saturdays, and sponsoring adult refugees to attend accredited courses to boost job prospects in their countries of relocation.
Refugee and Asylum-Seeker Social Worker and Consultant, 2016
Perform needs assessment with clients in order to determine eligibility and priority to receive medical, financial, and material support.
Conduct home visits for clients with more urgent financial and psychological problems and coordinate services with community agencies to meet their needs.
Interface with Immigration, Social Welfare Department, and International Social Service in order to support investigation expediency.
Develop, implement, and regulate organizational policies and procedures in order to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery, improve fiscal responsibility, and ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
McLean Hospital - Belmont, MA
McLean Hospital is an international center for psychiatric treatment, education and research. Founded in 1811, McLean is the largest psychiatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. McLean is dedicated to delivering specialized and individualized care provided by expert, compassionate members of its team. In addition to offering state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of behavioral and psychiatric illnesses, McLean also offers an expanded array of specialized academic and clinical programs for children and adolescents as well as dedicated services for older adults.
Treatment spans a full continuum, including inpatient and acute longer-term residential care, partial hospitalization, outpatient services, and therapeutic and specialized schools.
Clinical Team Manager, 2016
Coordinate the delivery of services by the patient's multidisciplinary treatment team including external providers and supports.
Act as primary liaison with family, referrer, community agencies, and providers to develop a timely and comprehensive disposition plan that includes access to services for patients.
Provide clinical consultation and supervision to clinical team members.
Coordinate the implementation of the Integrated Group Therapy for Co-occurring Disorders curriculum and weekly training for clinical team members.
Provide individual and family therapy to clients.
Private Executive Coach, MA, TX, CA, & Hong Kong. 2014-present
Provides coaching services to local non-profit leaders, including conducting 360 leadership assessments to identify client strengths and areas of development.
Partners with client, human resources, and senior management to formulate development plans that align with organizational goals.
Utilizes coaching strategies stemming from the fields of psychology, business, and organizational development to enhance leadership capabilities, improve efficiency of organizational operations, and financial profitability.
Family Service of Greater Boston - Jamaica Plain, MA.
Family Service of Greater Boston is a community mental health clinic affiliated with United Way that promotes the self-sufficiency and well-being of at-risk families and individuals living in the inner city. Founded in 1835, Family Service provides high-quality clinical mental health services for children and adults who have been victims of physical and sexual abuse. Family Service offers substance abuse treatment, family therapy, parenting education, and child protective services to help troubled families stay together and rebuild their lives. In addition, Family Service offer mentoring for school-aged clients, school-based counseling, and prevention services aimed at reducing violence, early pregnancy, and substance abuse.
Outpatient Community Mental Health Clinician
Adult and adolescent psychotherapy practice
Provide psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families, and groups for a caseload of 25 per week. Present clinical case studies and dual diagnosis training in weekly staff meetings.
Participate and lead a group of 10 clinicians in compensation and policy negotiations with management team.
Co-lead a task force group to devise ways to create a positive work environment beneficial to staff, clients, and the clinic’s financial performance.
St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boston, MA. 2011-2012
Medical Social Worker and Case Manager
Clinical responsibilities include conducting initial evaluations upon arrival for detox, collaborating with medical providers to arrange outpatient services and/or short-term housing, and providing psychopharm and addictions education.
Provided full spectrum of comprehensive addiction services, including inpatient, medication management, day treatment, outpatient, and support groups.
Arbour Counseling, Woburn, MA. 2010-2011
Group Counselor and Case Manager
Provided group counseling and support services for dual diagnosis partial hospitalization clients.
Cambridge and Somerville Program for Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Rehabilitation, Greater Boston, MA. 2009-2010
FirstStep Street Outreach Worker
Sought out homeless individuals, made referrals, and arranged transportation to detoxification facilities and hospitals.
Responded to service providers, business owners, and police who encounter homeless individuals in need of assistance.
City of Cambridge Department of Human Services, Cambridge, MA. 2009
Planning and Development Intern
Researched and created fact sheet listings to inform community of significant issues and resources, such as education, money management, health care, and homelessness.
Mt. Diablo Unified School District, Concord, CA. 2005-2008
Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge, MA. 2008-2010
Elementary and Secondary School Teacher
Curriculum planning and instruction delivery.
Coordinated and implemented Novartis Netpals Program, pairing 7th graders with biotechnology scientist to email biweekly to support students science fair project.
Facilitated a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), including student presentation of science fair projects to graduate students, professors, and community professionals.
Conducted outreach efforts to increase family involvement of at-risk students who attended the Title I, low-performance, bottom 10% school.