Amanda Sposato, M.S.W. '16, LICSW

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Pronouns: she/they 

Amanda Sposato faces the camera wearing a floral top and glasses.

M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work


Amanda Sposato, LICSW is a clinical supervisor in community mental health and a relational psychodynamic psychotherapist in private practice. In the CMH setting, Sposato facilitates the Psychodynamic Reading and Consultation Team and Adult Intimate Relationships Consult Team for interns and clinicians. Sposato has post-graduate training in Advanced Clinical Supervision through Smith SSW, Advanced Relational Psychoanalytic Studies through the Stephen Mitchell Relational Study Center, EFT and is currently in supervision with Dr. Deborah Waxenberg.

Sposato’s clinical practice specializes in therapy for fellow therapists, addressing complex trauma and emotional neglect and working with queer, trans*, relationship-anarchy, high-achieving and creative communities. Sposato’s academic interests include addressing object deficits in emotional neglect, the use of relational enactments in social work pedagogy and praxis, radical playfulness and humor in clinical encounters, the impact of racialized capitalism and the transformative function of the performing arts.

Outside of clinical practice, Sposato works as a musician.