Eugene Tomkiel received his MSW from Hunter College in 1992
and his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Manhattan College in 1989.
During the early part of his career, Eugene worked in
residential treatment and foster care at Jewish Child Care Association
providing casework services to children and families with a focus on
reunification when possible but also helping children and potential adoptive
families through the adoption process. Eugene also has extensive experience
in outpatient mental health as a therapist and an Employee Assistance Program
counselor. He served as Clinic Director for several programs including the
Educational Alliance Community and School-Based Mental Health Services, the St.
Vincent’s Hospital Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Program and the F.E.G.S
Manhattan Counseling Center. Eugene has served as a Field Instructor for
students from various MSW programs and served as Educational Coordinator at
both St. Vincent’s Hospital and The Educational Alliance. In addition, Eugene
has been a Faculty Advisor to MSW students and taught the Seminar in Field
Instruction at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.
Eugene’s clinical work in agency settings and private
practice has focused on providing individual and couple psychotherapy based in
attachment theory and relational experiences and working with interfaith
couples and families. Eugene holds a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy
from the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and has received
training in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy and Emotionally