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Charles Pohl, MSW, CGP image

Charles Pohl, LCSW

“The Group” Supervisor
Group Psychotherapy Supervisor Boise, VA
Applicant Selection Committee
Curriculum Committee

VA Medical Center

Work Experiences / Areas of Interest

My entire adult career has been in clinical social work in hospital-based mental health settings with some work in substance abuse, children's services, and a year of construction in the oil patch in Wyoming. Group psychotherapy and process is my primary passion. Marital and family therapy are my second main interests. I participate in many professional organizations: current president of Idaho Society for Clinical Social Work; president 7 years running, Idaho Group Psychotherapy Network; clinical member, American Group Psychotherapy Association for the past 14 years; Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) for the past 11 years.

Current Clinical Work

Boise VA Medical Center in outpatient social work from 1999 to present. Private practice providing supervision to local social workers. Teaching at Boise State University, Graduate School of Social Work. Co-facilitator of Boise VA Medical Center social work intern training group. Social work intern coordinator, Boise VA Medical Center.


MSW1981University of Utah, Salt Lake City
B.A., Psychology, minor religion1974Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA