Carol Gelbard, LCSW

Emotional Wellness Director

Photograph of Carol Gelbard, LCSW

Carol Gelbard received her master’s in social work at UCLA. She has more than 15 years of experience working with children and adults performing individual, family, and group therapy in hospitals, schools, and private practice settings. She was an NDF board member for 8 years and has been actively involved in NDF’s patient days since 2015. She has also lead patient and caregiver groups at NDF symposia. During the pandemic this spring, she facilitated a patient huddle titled “How to manage your anxiety, practice self-care and apply adaptive coping skills during this challenging time.” She is currently the Director of the Emotional Wellness Program for NDF. She plans to work collaboratively with NDF’s multidisciplinary team to help patients develop supportive care plans to address their overall well-being.