Dr. Anne Rafal

Dr. Rafal has a doctorate degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning and over twenty years of professional experience in counseling, supervision, educating, mentoring, and agency consulting.  She has worked at several child-welfare and mental health agencies in Texas, Virginia, Maryland, and Missouri.  Anne directed the Frost Counseling Center in Rockville, Maryland for many years and has social work experience at the University of Virginia Health System and coordinated Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gay (PFLAG) activities in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Anne currently is a faculty advisor for the Boston University On-line social work program, counsels individual, couples,  and families at Evolutionary Wellbeing in McLean, Virginia and is on the social work field placement faculty at George Mason University.  Additionally she provides workshops and consultation to agencies on topics related to communication skills, team building, workplace dynamics, domestic violence, self-care, supervision of social workers, and LBGTQ diversity issues.

Anne’s Contributions to My Kid Is Gay

July 2015 – LGBTQ Abusive Relationships

May 2014 – Mental Health Concerns