Dr. Shabu Varghese, Ph.D., LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Certified Addiction Professional


 I have over 20 years of experience in the psychology field and specialize in working with adults, couples, and families. I practice research-based clinical therapies that are most effective and aimed at providing the best outcome. With the focus on attaining your goal, I work collaboratively with you by establishing the trust to achieve optimum learning and growth. My individualized treatment approach is based on your goals and customized to suit your needs and objectives.


Licensure:

Certified Addictions Professional, License# 4206

State of Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker:
License# SW8095 - Verify Dr. Varghese's license


Education:

University of Central Florida
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Social Work track)


University of South Florida
Graduate Certificate in Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling



University of South Florida
Degree: Master's of Social Work


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Professional Recognitions/ Awards:

• Certified Addictions Professional

• Qualified Supervisor

• Graduate Dean's Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award

• Outstanding Dissertation Award



Professional Experience:

Premier Psychological Services, Private Practice, Tampa, FL
Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Central Florida Behavioral Health, Private Practice, Tampa, FL
Owner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker


University of Central Florida
Visiting Assistant Professor, Adjunct Professor


Fresenius Kidney Care - St. Petersburg and Palm Harbor, FL
Licensed Clinical Social Worker


University of Central Florida
Research Principle Investigator, Ph.D. Dissertation


Physicians Dialysis, New Port Ritchey, FL
Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Cotler Healthcare, FL
Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL
Clinical Social Worker


Child Abuse Council, Tampa, FL
Mental Health Counselor


Directions for Mental Health, Clearwater, FL
Outpatient Therapist


Department of Children and Families, Tampa, FL
Internship


Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Tampa, FL
Internship


Department of Children and Families, Tampa, FL
Public Assistance Specialist


Publications:


Varghese, S. A. (2021). A Comparative Study of Treatment Adherence Among In-Center Hemodialysis Patients Based on Years on Dialysis and Demographic Factors

The Journal of Social Services Research


Varghese, S. A. (2019). Barriers to Transportation: A Study of on Patients with End-stage Renal Disease Receiving In-Center Hemodialysis.

The Journal of Social Services Research


Varghese, S. A. (2017). Social Support: An Important Factor for Treatment Adherence and Health-related Quality of Life of Patients with End-stage Renal Disease.

The Journal of Social Services Research


Varghese, S. A. (2016). Determinants of Health -related Quality of Life of Patients with End-stage Renal Disease. Dissertation, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida



Varghese, S. A. (2016). Managed Care and Changes in Health Care Delivery in the United States: Implications for Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings.

Journal of Sociology and Social Work


Varghese, S. A. (2016). Poverty in the United States: A Review of Relevant Programs.

Poverty & Public Policy


Varghese, S. A. (2015). A Paradigm Shift in Human Services Delivery in the United States: A Change in Approach from the Government to the Governance Model [Web log post].

The Journal of Public Policy








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