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J. Elisabeth Sheehey

Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 212-636-6656
Email: sheehey@fordham.edu
Office: Lincoln Center 726

Education

NDD (MFA equivalent) University of Wales (1966)

MSW, Fordham University (1988)

Post-Masters Certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Fordham University (1990)

Courses Taught

Human Behavior

Generalist Practice

Clinical Practice

Human Rights and Social Justice

Practice Experience

My experience has been varied. While living in London, I served as an administrator of a residential school for disturbed adolescent girls between 1967 and 1975. After receiving my MSW, I worked two years for United Hospital as a clinician in an out-patient substance abuse clinic. Then, between 1990 and 2005 I worked for Westchester Jewish Community Services in a mental health clinic whose catchment area took in a wide demographic; in 1996, the agency presented me the Lillian Roemer Award for Clinical Excellence. While at WJCS, I supervised MSW students from Smith College, NYU, and Fordham; I also taught and supervised students in the Fordham Post-Masters Certificate program. For the past ten years, I have been in private practice in Ardsley, New York.