Annemarie Gockel holds a B.A. in Western Society and Culture from Concordia University, an M.S.W. from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of British Columbia. Annemarie has been a practicing clinician, seeing individuals, leading groups, and working with couples in hospital, university, and community-based settings over the course of her career. Annemarie is currently an Associate Professor at the Smith College School for Social Work, where she serves as the Chair of Social Work Practice, and focuses on educating social work students in clinical practice. Annemarie’s research interests center on the development and integration of mindfulness and other contemplative, mind-body interventions in clinical and community settings. She also investigates the potential of contemplative practices for enhancing clinical skill development, and fostering clinician well- being and effectiveness.
This profile was last updated on February 7, 2020