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Rochelle Anixt Gold, MA, LMSW, ACSW


Check-Up for Emotional Health to treat anxiety, depression and acute trauma and reactions to physical illness. Psychodynamics of intimacy, marriage, career, young adulthood and retirement. Fertile Ground to foster solutions for emotional understanding of childbearing and infertility. Share knowledge of emotional health with professionals in medicine, law and education.


1989 - present Check-Up and Fertile Ground 2000 - present

Elm Street Clinic, Birmingham, MI 95 - present

Triad Associates 91 - 95

Arbor Clinic 89 - 91

1985 - 89 Jewish Family Services, Southfield, MI

Out-Patient Social Worker

Individuals and groups. Video-supervision of family cases. Presentation on divorce and impact on children. Continuous case conference.

1984 - 85 Detroit Osteopathic Hospital, Highland Park, MI

Adult In-Patient Senior Social Worker

Planning and practice on new 30 bed unit. Development of Medicaid-reimbursement procedures.

1983 - 85 Neighborhood Service Organization - Emergency Telephone Service/Suicide Prevention Center

On-Call Supervisor

Crisis management for psychiatric, substance abuse and domestic violence cases.

1982 - 87 Marygrove College, Fine Arts, Detroit, MI

Adjunct Associate Professor 83 - 87

Instructor 82 - 83

Movement Therapy Program Coordination. Use of Effort / Shape Analysis to study movement patterns in development.

1978 - 82 Northeast Guidance Center Community Support Program
Detroit, MI

Primary Therapist / Adult Day Treatment

Initial evaluation of court-ordered and self-referred aftercare clients.

Facilitator / Pre-Vocational Program

Work units as in-house training, Fountainhouse model, N.Y.C.

1976 - 78 Detroit Psychiatric Institute, Detroit, MI

Child and Adult In- and Out-patient Movement Therapist

Team case conference. Supervision for only program in Michigan.

1976 - 78 Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Movement Therapist / Residential Program

Statewide catchment for 5-12 year olds. Research to observe autism in self-sustained classroom with pre-schoolers.


1983 M.S.W. Wayne State University Casework

Thesis: An Exploration of Nonverbal Communication and Assertive Style

1977 M.A. New York University Movement Therapy

1973 B.S.W. State University of New York at Stony Brook



1983 Sinai Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Detroit, MI

In-patient, Day Hospital and Out-patient follow-up.

1982 St. Francis Home for Boys, Detroit, MI

Individual and family therapy for 6-13 year olds. Developed Parent Support Group.


1976 Detroit Psychiatric Institute, Detroit, MI

Movement observation and treatment for child, adolescent and adult in-patients.

1975 The Jewish Guild for the Blind, New York, NY

Treatment for multiply-handicapped 8-15 year olds.

1975 Suffolk Center for Emotionally Disturbed Children, NY

Autistic and hearing-impaired 4-15 year olds.

1975 Corsi House, New York, NY

Functional movement techniques with indigent elderly in day program.


1973 Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital

Short-term, In-patient therapy group.

1973 St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

Acute and chronic adult In-patient groups.

1972 Head Start Family Project, Long Island, NY

Home-based intervention for socially isolated mothers and their children.

AWARDS Wayne State University

College of Medicine Fellowship

Graduate Professional Scholarship


2009 LMSW, Permanent No. 6801017589

CSW, State of Michigan Certification in Social Work, ID No. 017689

ACSW, through NASW, ID No. 881575514

2004 Value Options/Blue Care Network Independent Provider

MEMBERSHIPS Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Winter Institute Chair

Michigan Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Friends

Child Development Research (Dr. Judith Kestenberg, Past Director)


2006-2009 Board, Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, 10 Mile Branch

2005-2009 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

1999 Teen Work Initiative, Jewish Vocational Service

1999 Site Coordinator, Resolve, Beaumont Hospital

1999 Founders Junior Council, Advisory Board, Detroit Institute of Arts

1998 Jewish Community Center Board, Jimmy Prentis Morris

1997 Auction Acquisitions, Detroit Country Day School


9/15/2006 Presenter, “Transitions in the Management of Parkinson’s Disease”

2005 - present Professional Advisory Board, Monthly Caregivers Group, Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation

References available upon request





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