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Erica Sirrine, Ph.D., LCSW

Director of Social Work

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Erica H. Sirrine, Ph.D., LCSW serves as the Director of Social Work at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Dr. Sirrine’s research is focused on loss and bereavement, and she has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in Thanatology by the Association for Death Education and Counseling. She has extensive experience providing individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families experiencing illness and loss. Dr. Sirrine frequently presents workshops on grief and loss counseling to mental health practitioners throughout the United States.


Posts by Erica Sirrine

Social worker helps girl in wheelchair.

Social Workers Journey Alongside Patients and Families

by Erica Sirrine March 25, 2022

A child’s illness affects the entire family. Pediatric medical social workers help patients and families adjust to an illness and treatment plan.

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