Rob Hoover, LCSW
Rob Hoover, LCSW, received his MSW from Salem State University. He has worked as an acute inpatient setting as a mental health specialist at Salem Hospital since 2020 and completed an internship at Beverly Hospital within their multi-disciplinary High Risk Intervention Team, assisting at-risk individuals maintaining stability at home post-discharge. Rob also did an internship at Riser+Tread prior to joining the team as a full-time employee, and now specializes in working with clients using a blend of therapy+coaching.
With a strong focus on evidence-based practices, Rob believes the quality of the relationship with the client to be essential. His work with mindfulness informs his holistic, person-centered approach to care, with an emphasis on acceptance, openness, and non-judgment. He uses a blend of approaches in helping clients achieve their goals, including Motivational Interviewing (MI), Strengths-Based and Solutions-Focused Therapy, as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). He has worked successfully with clients working through grief, depression, anxiety, ADHD, substance abuse, and a variety of other mental health concerns.
When not at work or the gym, Rob enjoys spending time with his dog in one of northern Massachusetts’s many woodland trails, and is an avid cook, baker, and eater.