Ronch is the executive clinical director of LifeSpan DevelopMental Systems and was the executive director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College.
Joseph A. Goldfield, M.S.W., received his master's of social work from the University of California at Berkeley. For the past 15 years he has been a nationally recognized lecturer and teacher of strengths-based approaches to psychotherapy. He remains a private practice in New York City, where he also provides consultation on strengths-based interventions to agencies serving aging clients. A faculty member of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College of the City University of New York, Mr. Goldfield also serves as an advisor to various behavioral managed care companies. As an experienced disaster/trauma counselor, Mr. Goldfield was extensively involved in the aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.