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    Sherri Ettinger, PhD, LICSW, began working in the Simmons Counseling Center in the fall of 2000, initially as a staff social worker. Sherri received her BA in Sociology and Women's Studies at Brandeis University and her MSW and PhD at the Smith College School for Social Work. Prior to joining the staff at Simmons, Sherri worked with teenage parents at Children's Hospital; on a trauma team at Judge Baker Children's Center; and in the Counseling Center at Wheaton College. She was a member of the adjunct faculty at Smith College, School for Social Work, where she taught Clinical Practice and a course on LGBT identities, and served as a Faculty Field Advisor in the Boston area, for many years. Sherri has worked in clinical settings for over three decades and is committed to practicing and teaching from a feminist/social justice/anti-oppressive lens. In addition to providing counseling to Simmons students, Sherri supervises interns, provides consultation to Simmons staff and faculty, and serves on several campus-wide committees, including the CARE Team, the Student Wellbeing Committee, and the President's Advisory Council on Diversity Equity and Inclusion.