Sandra Dressler Berman, from Bayside, Queens, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the psychiatric clinic of Greenwich Hospital, as a research associate for Yale University Medical School, and spent the majority of her career as a social worker for the Westport, CT public schools counseling students and families. While working in the school system, she started numerous programs including the Westport Mentor Program which matches community members with at-risk students, and Best Buddies which pairs special needs students with typical students. Now retired, she shares her professional skills by doing volunteer bereavement counseling for hospice and is a committed volunteer with Our Woven Community, a non-profit based out of CT that works with women refugees from Africa. She loves her book club, the beach, taking walks, gardening, playing Bridge and binge watching shows with her husband, and reads the NY Times every single day, just like her father did.
QUOTE: “Gratitude is a practice.”
About the Show:
There’s a Word For That! is a weekly podcast that centers around a different word or expression each episode. Host Suzanne Dressler believes in pushing the envelope to explore why and how we use words and the ways this impacts our lives. With a diverse assortment of intelligent, creative, and exciting guests, TAWFT! will force you to analyze and consider words in an entirely original and eye-opening way. Even better? NOTHING is off-limits.
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