Jennifer Cannella, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W.

Position at CCPH: Assisstant Director for Crisis and Acute Care Services

Year joined UMASS: 2019

Clinical Interests: My interests include suicide prevention and intervention, crisis risk assessment, individual and couples counseling, depression and anxiety management, women’s issues, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), obsessive compulsive disorder, identity development and exploration, outreach, and clinical supervision/training.

Education: M.S.W, Boston College, 2013- Clinical Mental Health concentration. B.A., University of Connecticut, 2011- Psychology & Human Development and Family Studies major, Women’s studies minor.

Professional Experience: Psychiatric Social Worker at UMASS; Supervisor of Clinical Training and Development, Clinical Supervisor, and Crisis Clinician at Behavioral Health Network; Adjunct Social Work Professor at Western New England University; Emergency Services Clinician at Riverside Community Care; Outpatient Clinician & In-Home Therapy Clinician at South Bay Mental Health; Clinical Social Work Intern at Framingham State University College Counseling Center; Staff Social Worker at Renewal House DV Shelter.

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

More about me: My favorite hobby and after work activity is pottery; I am a member of a local ceramic co-op where I sharpen my wheel throwing and surface design skills weekly.