Jose Alvear, LMSW, is a bilingual social worker interested in mental health, social justice and social work technology. Previously, Alvear worked as a writer and research analyst in the tech industry for about 20 years. He is now excited to enter a new career where he can bring together his intensely personal struggles into the world of social work in order to advocate for those who have no voice. He is a long-time blogger and recent started a podcast focusing on Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs). Alvear recently founded SocialWorkr, the social network for social workers.