Louis Weigele has over 42 years of social work experience encompassing clinical practice, clinical supervision and program administration. Mr. Weigele maintains an independent clinical practice in Rocky River, Ohio. He also teaches as an adjunct instructor at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences of Case Western Reserve University. He has specific expertise in the treatment of severe and persistent mental illness, forensics, dual diagnosis (mental illness and addiction), drug dependency, gambling disorders, and other addictions. His professional qualifications include assessment and treatment of problem gambling and substance use disorders, treating severe and persistent mental illness, and individual, couples and group treatment. Mr. Weigele is an Ohio licensed independent social worker with supervisory designation, (LISW-S), a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, (BCD), and is an Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor-II (ICGC-II).
Mr. Weigele serves on the Board of Directors of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO), the Board of Directors of the Mental Health and Addiction Advocacy Coalition of Ohio, where he serves on the Northeast Hub Steering Committee, and the North Coast Chapter of the US Lacrosse Association.