Adrienne Pollichemi, LCSW

Assistant Professor and BSW Program Director
Director, Social Work
Hayman Hall 364

Adrienne Pollichemi, MSW, LSW, is an Instructor in the Department of Social Work at La Salle University. She has been a clinical social worker for over 20 years and has extensive experience working with children and families in a variety of professional roles. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Syracuse University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Sociology from LaSalle University.  Adrienne has a diverse background of clinical, programmatic and supervisory experiences, in New York, Pennsylvania & Florida.  Her work has been primarily focused on healing and mindfulness with children, adolescents, families and organizations supporting more effective outcomes, nationwide. In addition, she is currently in private practice specializing in play therapy, sand tray therapy, and mindfulness with at risk youth and children surviving trauma. Adrienne teaches in both undergraduate and graduate social work programs, while supervising interns and consulting with social service providers.

Areas of Expertise
Mental Health therapy with children, adolescents & families
Mindfulness Meditation
School based interventions for children & families
Parent coaching and support
Consultation & Retreats for effective Interdisciplinary teams
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Graduate School of Social Work
MSW. – May, 1999
La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA
School of Arts and Sciences
BSW – May, 1997
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Florida)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Pennsylvania)
Full Time Instructor, La Salle University Department of Social Work , Philadelphia, PA 2016-current
Adjunct Instructor, La Salle University Department of Social Work, Philadelphia, PA 2014-2016
Adjunct Instructor , Florida Atlantic University School of Social Work, Boca Raton, FL 2011-2012