Elise Manning, L.I.C.S.W.

Position at CCPH: Psychiatric Social Worker

When joined UMASS: 2019

Clinical Interests: Complex trauma, attending to the nervous system, psychosis and schizophrenia spectrum symptomatology, working with previously incarcerated individuals, mind/body psychotherapeutic approaches, examining shifting discourses in the philosophy of psychiatry, crisis intervention and evaluation, working from a social justice framework with an awareness of intersectional identity and subjective positionality.

Education: B.A. in Sociology / B.S.W., Gordon College, Wenham, MA (2004); M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA (2012).

Professional Experience: Sexual Assault Coordinator and Behavioral Health Clinician at New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute (NM Department of Health, Las Vegas, NM); Mental Health Counselor and Wellness Coordinator at United World College USA (Montezuma, NM); Behavioral Health Clinician at BHN Child Guidance Clinic (Springfield, MA); Education Director and Program Coordinator at Forty Magnolias Productions (Arlington, MA); Congressional Liaison at United for a Fair Economy (Boston, MA).

Certifications/Licenses: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

More about me: Outside of clinical work, I enjoy creating art, performing theater/comedy, writing, and spending time in wide open spaces.