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Maddy Cunningham

Associate Professor
Phone: 212-636-6797
Office: Lincoln 704D


BA, Queens College

MSW, Adelphi University

DSW, Adelphi University

Research Interests

Clinical Practice
Vicarious Traumatization


As an Associate Professor at Fordham GSS, Maddy teaches clinical practice courses and an elective in spirituality. Before joining the faculty in 1997, she worked in a variety of social work agencies both as a clinician and as a supervisor. Her practice experience includes working in preventive services, mental health, and family agencies, as well as a residential treatment facility for adolescent girls. Treatment populations include children, adolescents and adults who experienced abuse, mental health disorders, and family dysfunction. She also worked with college-aged students who were diagnosed with learning disabilities. Her practice modalities include individual, family and group treatment. She is the author of Integrating spirituality in clinical social work practice: Walking the labyrinth. She is currently under contract with Lyceum Books for her second book on women and spirituality.