Susan Matorin, MS, L.C.S.W


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Personal Statement

In her clinical practice at Weill Cornell Medicine, Ms. Susan Matorin specializes in individual, couple and family treatment in which one member has severe psychiatric disorder.

Biographical Info

Susan Matorin, MS, L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W. is the recipient of a number of professional awards including the Columbia University Alumni Federation Medal, the Columbia School of Social Work Centennial Medal for Leadership in Social Work Practice, and the Hyman J. Weiner Award at the National meetings of the Society for Social Work Leaders in Health Care (4/06).

She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Columbia School of Social Work where she teaches "Social Work with Families", and the author of publications ranging from family treatment with adolescents, collaboration with pastoral care, psychopharmacology for social workers, the corporatization of mental health care, and stigma.. She served as Director of the Department of Social Work at Payne Whitney Clinic (1981-1997) prior its reorganization and thereafter organized the department's first Intensive Outpatient Progra (IOP).

In addition to faculty practice, Ms. Matorin consults with many social work organizations in New York around mental health issues.and serves on the boards of the Society for Social Work Leaders in Healthcare, the education/research committee of the HealthCare Chaplaincy, and the education committee of the Jewish Board of Children and Family Services. Ms. Matorin can be seen in a video "On Any given Day", a marketing campaign for Help Starts Here by the National Association of Social Work . A summary of Susan Matorin's Accomplishments and/or Appointments is listed as following:   Former Director of SW/Payne Whitney, 1981-1997   Current: Treatment Coordinator Affective Disorders at Payne Whitney   Ms. Matorin teach "Social Work with Families" at Columbia School of Social Work.   Winner of centennial medal at Columbia SW School. To schedule appointments:   Call - (212) 746-5772 [or]   Email - Office hours are:   Monday through Friday - 8:15 am to 7:30 pm   Available Saturday by appointment.


Honors and Awards

ACSW degreeMS degree from Columbia School of Social WorkNational Institute of Mental health FellowshipDean's Award Alumni Recognition Award -- CUSSWColumbia University Alumni Federation Medal 5/89Centennial Award for Leadership in Social Work Practice, Columbia School of Social Work Centennial 6/98.

Clinical Expertise
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Mood Disorder
Family Therapy
General Psychiatry
Marital Therapy
Women's Psychiatry
  • M.S.W.
    Columbia University, School of Social Work
  • Senior Lecturer of Social Work in Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professional Associate
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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