Anne Dempsey, LCSW-R, graduated from the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work in 1998. She has worked with children & adolescents and their families, in various mental health settings, and in health care, with a specialty in chronic illness, chronic pain, and physical disability. She was in private practice from 2002 - 2008, and has also worked in program development. Beginning in 2002, she served as an on and off-site field instructor for NYU MSW students. In 2004, she received a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy from the Institute for Pyschoanalytic Education. Since 2005, Ms. Dempsey has been a faculty advisor and classroom instructor at the NYU Silver School of Social Work. Most recently, she has been appointed Clinical Instructor in the Department of Field Learning and Community Partnerships and will coordinate the 32 Month Program for Working Professionals. Her interests include psychoanalytic psychotherapy, the ways in which physical health affects emotional well-being, and social work education in the field.