Amy E. Stein, MSW, LCSW, Ph.D. student

Instructor of Social Work


Amy E. Stein has a B.A. in psychology from The College of New Jersey and a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Rutgers University, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Ph.D. student at Bryn Mawr College. Her current research focuses on ecological social work with an emphasis on environmental degradation on Native American reservations, as well as how immigrants and refugees may re-create a “sense of place” in the context of community gardening programs. Professor Stein provides individual, group, family and couples therapy in private practice and specializes in ADHD, depression, anxiety and substance use. She is trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic therapy and utilizes mindfulness meditation, Buddhist psychology, nature, art and therapeutic writing. Professor Stein has counseled and taught children, adolescents and adults in alternative schools, on nature preserves, farms, a wilderness therapy program in northern Maine, hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, an inner-city community health center and school-based health centers in Worcester, MA, including immigrants and refugees, as well as Latino and Native American populations. She is the author of Fragments: Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder (published by Routledge Press, 2003, Fragments: Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder offers new perspectives for those diagnosed with ADHD, including an ecologically-based lifestyle that encompasses hands-on, interactive learning through environmental education, organic farming and diet, community service, art, yoga, meditation and spirituality.