Dr. Annemarie Conlon has been teaching social work foundation courses for over 10 years. She is a licensed clinical therapist specializing in anxiety-related disorders using non-drug modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), hypnosis, and psychoanalysis. Her expertise focuses on anxiety, depression, crisis intervention, and coping with life stressors. She works with adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Dr. Conlon previously worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center providing family-centered counseling to people diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. She spent one year with Jimmie Holland, MD, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, as a pre-dissertation intern focusing on older adult cancer survivors. As a doctoral student, she was the recipient of the American Cancer Society Grant in Clinical Oncology Social Work and was a Hartford Pre-dissertation Awardee, Cohort III. Prior to coming to Vermont, she was the social work lead on three federal and foundation grants centering on the interprofessional education of students, faculty, and health care providers who attend to the health care needs of older adults. Annemarie got her start in health care as a graduate intern at Legacy Community Health in Houston, Texas, where she worked with people diagnosed HIV+.
Prior to entering the health field, Dr. Conlon spent over a decade at American Express in New York City. She held positions of increasing responsibility including pricing analyst, financial analyst, sr. financial analyst, financial systems lead, and manager of international business development. In that position, she worked with a multi-disciplinary team to develop the American Express Card as a franchise in emerging overseas markets.
Conlon, A. & Ivey, D. (In Press). Very late adulthood. In E. Hutchison (Ed.), Human behavior and the social environment, 6th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Kovacs, P. J. & Conlon, A. (2018). Very late adulthood. In E. Hutchison (Ed.), Human behavior and the social environment, 6th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Naleppa, M., Kovacs, P., & Conlon, A. (2017). Late adulthood. In E. D. Hutchison (Ed.), Essentials of Human Behavior, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Kovacs, P. J. & Conlon, A. (2014). Very late adulthood. In E. Hutchison (Ed.), Human behavior and the social environment, 5th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Conlon, A. (2013). Financial abuse. In L. Finley (Ed.), The encyclopedia of domestic abuse. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Conlon, A. (2017). A Foundation for the Practice, Research, and Education of Poetry Therapy. Psyccritiques, 62(11).
Conlon, A. (2015). Going beyond: Using poetry to introduce metaphor to clinical graduate students. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 28(1), 1-9.
Conlon, A. (2014). It was supposed to be me. CHEST Journal, 145(4), 923-923.
Conlon, A. (2013). Weathering recovery. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 26(2), 127-127.
Conlon, A. (2012). The use of poetry in reconciling unfinished business at end-of-life. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 25(1). 1-8.
Conlon, A. (2013, Spring). Song of sorrow. Poetica Magazine: Contemporary Jewish Writing, Poetica Publishing Company: Virginia. p.47
Conlon, A. (2012). Sister, sister. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 8(2), 119
DellaRipa, J., Conlon, A., Lyon, D. E., Ameringer, S. A., Lynch, K. D., & Menzies, V. (2015). Perceptions of distress in women with ovarian cancer. In Oncology nursing forum (Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 292-300).
Conlon, A., & Choi, N. G. (2014). Effects of Age Expectations on Oncology Social Workers' Clinical Judgment. Research on Social Work Practice, 24(4), 477-490. doi: 10.1177/1049731513513840
Conlon, A., & Aldredge, P. (2013). Married to a Memory: Undetected Grief in an Assisted Living Environment. Journal of social work in end-of-life & palliative care, 9(4), 249-255.
Conlon, A., & Aldredge, P. A. (2013). Department of Health and Human Services changes: Implications for hospital social workers. Health & Social Work. 38(1), 19-27.
Aldredge, P. A., & Conlon, A. (2012). Reflections: Gay men and lesbians at end-of-life. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 8(2), 113-118
Conlon, A., Gilbert, D., Jones, B., & Aldredge, P. (2010). Stacked stigma: Oncology social workers' perceptions of the lung cancer experience. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 28(1), 98-115.
Conlon, A. (2010). Identifying stigma: The road to lung cancer advocacy. Perspectives in Social Work, 8(2), 30-34.
- National Association of Social Workers
- American Mensa
- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) - Vermont
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