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Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Appoints Gavriel Pliver as Clinical Director of Stepping Stones


Gavriel Pliver

Gavriel Pliver, RN, BSN, MSN, was recently appointed to Clinical Director of Stepping Stones Intensive Outpatient Program at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center. As a board certified Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse with experience in inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, Pliver provides careful and thorough diagnostic evaluation and thorough follow-ups to maximize healing and continued wellness.

As Clinical Director of Stepping Stones, Pliver will oversee the daily clinical functions of the program, including identifying and treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, grief and panic disorders. He will also perform psychiatric evaluations and diagnostic work-ups, follow-up assessments and medication management and stabilization. Working in conjunction with the interdisciplinary treatment team, Pliver will establish a personalized plan of care for patients.

With extensive experience in the medical and mental health field, Pliver has worked in a wide-range of settings, including the psychiatric unit at Monmouth Medical Center and various inpatient outpatient units, including behavioral health and substance abuse recovery. Pliver specializes in medication management, substance abuse education and individual and group therapy. He is fluent in French, Hebrew and Yiddish.

Pliver earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing from New Jersey City University in Jersey City, New Jersey. He earned his Masters of Science in Nursing with a family mental health nurse practitioner concentration from Monmouth University in Long Branch, NJ, where he received the MSN Academic Excellence Award. Pliver also received a bachelor’s degree in Talmudic research and theology from Telshe College and a master’s degree in rabbinic and Talmudic studies from Beth Medrash Govoha.

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