Eastern Mennonite University

Susanne Bennett

Susanne Bennett, MSW, PhD, is Associate Professor at National Catholic School of Social Service at The Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC. Her teaching in the MSW and PhD programs includes a course titled Attachment and Neurobiology: Implications for Social Work Practice and Policy, and her research focuses on attachment in caregiving relationships, particularly in supervision, clinical practice, elder care, and adoptive families. She is the co-editor of Adult Attachment and Clinical Social Work: Practice, Research, and Policy, published by Springer in 2010, and has authored over a dozen articles on attachment processes. Dr. Bennett is a Distinguished Social Work Scholar in the National Academy of Practice and has maintained a psychotherapy practice for over 30 years.