Clinical Social Work

Reuben has experience in trauma-informed care, narrative therapy, nature therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Reuben hopes to gain certification in Mindfulness, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy.


Reuben focuses on stories at the intersections of mental health, environment and community.

Community Ecosystems

Once established in Asheville, Reuben hopes to join Weave, a social fabric project focused on cooling the political divide.


In 2018, Reuben wrote Endangered, a gritty, modern western set in the world of poaching in South Africa. It was optioned by Mannequin, but that fell through during Covid. He continues to write fiction for fun.