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

Position at CCPH: Psychiatric Social Worker

Year joined UMASS: 2019

Clinical Interests: My interests include individual and couples counseling, suicide prevention and intervention, women’s issues, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), substance use/addiction, solution-focused interventions, motivational interviewing, 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: 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.