Deborah Sosin, LICSW
Deborah Sosin is a writer, editor, and clinical social worker. Since 2004, she has been working with individuals and groups at Sameem Associates, Inc., in Newton, Massachusetts, specializing in addictions. She also served as a clinical supervisor at the North Charles Institute for the Addictions in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Deborah earned her MSW at Smith College School for Social Work and has served on the clinical faculties of the graduate MSW programs at Boston College, Simmons College, and Boston University. She holds an advanced certificate in mindfulness-based psychotherapy from the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. Deborah is the author of the award-winning picture book Charlotte and the Quiet Place, illustrated by Sara Woolley (Parallax Press, 2015). She lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts. www.deborahsosin.com
Deborah Sosin has addressed the subject of addiction treatment in a way that is direct, pragmatic, and inspiring. Her artful linking of the practice of mindfulness with recovery engages simultaneously the understanding of a problem and the empowerment to approach it with curiosity and confidence."
--Lawrence Peltz, MD, author, The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery: A Practical Guide to Regaining Control Over Your Life; addictions psychiatrist and medical director, Bournewood-Caulfield partial hospital program, Woburn, Mass.