Linda Mathew, M.S.W., D.S.W., LCSW-R

Professional Education Instructor

Pronouns: she/her

Photo of Linda Mathew sitting on a couch.



Dr. Linda Mathew has over 22 years of psycho-oncology experience. She is a social work manager to three Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) ambulatory sites. She supervises and mentors a team of seven social workers. She co-leads the Social Work Department’s Anti-racism Committee and helped create the REACH for Caregivers Program. She has specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy, meaning centered psychotherapy and palliative care. She served on the board for the Association of Oncology Social Workers. Mathew earned her master of social work degree from NYU and recently defended her work earning a doctor of clinical social work at NYU Silver School of Social Work. She is a mentor and part-time adjunct faculty member of NYU Silver School of Social Work’s Zelda Foster Palliative and End-of-Life Program. Mathew is a clinician who is dedicated to developing an anti-racist practice within psycho-oncology care.