B.A., University of Connecticut
Masters of Social Work, Gallaudet University
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Vermont
Eileen Arama trained at the Gallaudet University School of Social Work in Washington, D.C. She received her Masters of Social Work degree with Honors in May 2003. Arama has worked locally as a social worker/therapist at the Brattleboro Retreat, Brattleboro Family Medicine and Putney Family Healthcare as well as Sunderland Elementary School, and as a residential mental health worker at Hilltop House in Bellows Falls and a para-professional at Austine School for the Deaf in Brattleboro. She has also held counseling/mental health worker positions in vocational and residential settings for teens and adults with substance risk challenges and with people of all ages with special needs in Connecticut.
In 2001, Eileen Arama solo-hiked the 2,000+ mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, meeting her future husband on Bear Mountain in Vermont along the way. She has also lived in Israel. In her free time, Arama enjoys reading, hiking, back-packing, skiing, and biking.