Ellen McNamara, MSW, LSW has 19 years of psychiatric, medical, and community social work experience. She has spent 13 years working at Runnells Specialized Hospital, most recently in the Cornerstone Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit providing psychiatric rehabilitative services. Other work history includes Union Hospital, WISE Adult Day Services, and the Developmental Disabilities Association of New Jersey. She has experience in medical social work/discharge planning and sub-acute rehabilitation along with working with the geriatric population with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia-related disorders.
Solution-focused, Ms. McNamara is kind and compassionate and has expertise in making people feel comfortable when addressing very sensitive and personal issues.
When not at work, Ms. McNamara enjoys spending time with her children and is an avid lover of animals.