Life is Scary Right Now: You are not Alone: 10/27/2020
Tuesday October 27, 2020 6 p.m – 7 p.m.
Life is Scary Right Now, But You Are Not Alone!
Tammy Smith, MSW, LCSW and Ramapo Alum bring the issues of mental health and COVID into the light. Tammy will share her own personal experiences as well as her professional outlook on what so many of us are going through.
Tammy Smith, MSW, LCSW
Tammy Smith is licensed clinical social worker providing counseling and discharge- planning services to adults at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, NJ, formerly known as Bergen Regional Medical Center. She has worked in the emergency department, in acute medicine, and most recently as a social worker on the inpatient psychiatric unit. She strives to cultivate a therapeutic presence by providing a safe and nurturing environment to promote healing and influence patient recovery. Tammy also works a psychotherapist at Care Plus NJ, an outpatient mental health agency also located in Paramus. She uses her personal and professional experience navigating the complex behavioral health care system to provide community education and advocacy about mental illness to empower individuals and families to share stories that identify unmet needs and gaps in service delivery. Tammy received her bachelor’s degree in social work from Ramapo College of New Jersey and her master’s degree in social work from New York University. She is currently a second year candidate at the New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis in Teaneck, NJ.