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.