Bonnie Glass is a licensed clinical social worker currently practicing in Vermont. She holds a private practice and serves adults who seek services for trauma, violence, victimization, grief, loss, illness, injury, and transition. Ms. Glass utilizes an integrative mind-body-spirit social work approach balanced with strengths-based, empowerment, and psychodynamic perspectives. She received her MSW from Columbia School of Social Work and her BA from Miami University (Ohio) with a major in Psychology and a minor in Criminology.
For over 15 years, Ms. Glass served New York City individuals and communities. She served as program coordinator, supervisor, grant-writer, clinical therapist, clinical forensic specialist, crisis counselor, advocate, researcher, and consultant at a variety of multidisciplinary agencies and institutions. Her professional experiences with trauma, burnout, and vicarious trauma informs her integrative approach to social work practice. She is a certified yoga instructor and integrates mindfulness and breathwork into social work practice and education. Ms. Glass was research faculty and psychedelic psychotherapist in the NYU Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Research Study, a project that strengthened her attention to spirituality in clinical practice.
Ms. Glass has been teaching courses on the School’s residential and online campuses since 2011. Courses taught include T7113 Advanced Clinical Practice in Health/Mental Health, T660 HBSE B Trauma (course developer), T660 HBSE B Spirituality (course developer), T7114 Clinical Practice with Sexual Violence, and T7311 Social Work Practice with Domestic Violence. She was involved in the School’s Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Project as a field instructor and lecturer. Ms. Glass is a recipient of the inaugural Steven P. Schinke Teaching Innovation Award for her project “Narrative Medicine and The Creative Impulse: An Innovative Approach to Teaching and Learning.”
In addition to her role as social worker, Ms. Glass is also a figure skater and figure skating coach. She was a member of Team USA at national and international competitions and is head coach of the University of Vermont Synchronized Skating Team. She lives in Vermont with her husband and son. When she is not wearing one of her many professional hats you can find her making coffee, talking about dreams, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.