The Institute for Clinical Social Work



Michelle Sweet, Ph.D.

Class of 2001


Formation and features of a stepparent identity (2001)

Michelle Sweet

Michelle Sweet provides individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She also offers conjoint therapy to couples and parents. Dr. Sweet has a private practice, works for Hartgrove Hospital, and is a research and clinical consultant for ICSW. She is a member of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Social Work (AAPSW) and the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP). She volunteers as a therapist for A Home Within and serves as a peer reviewer for the Clinical Social Work Journal.

Areas of Interest & Approaches to Practice

Area of specialty: Individual psychotherapy with adolescents and adults; Couples therapy regarding parenting, marital and/or sexual issues


  • B.A., Hamilton College
  • M.A., University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work
  • National Training Program in Psychoanalysis
    National Institute for the Psychotherapies


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