Erin Nghe, MSW, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Connecticut, Erin graduated from Central Connecticut State University where she worked with grief and loss issues while volunteering with The Cove, a non-profit agency that provides grief support to children and families. In 2004 Erin made her trek to Atlanta, GA, where she worked in mental health and substance abuse, and completed her Master of Social Work degree, with a focus on children and families. Erin also continued her love for grief work by serving on the Board of Directors for Project Karma Inc., a non-profit that provides bereavement support services for adolescents, as well as gang violence prevention.
After graduate school, she continued her work and clinical experience with grief, loss, mental health and trauma as a Pediatric Social Worker in the Emergency Department and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Providing support for families and children during such vulnerable times was rewarding and her time at the hospital also helped cultivate her passion for specifically advocating for and working with immigrant and refugee populations. This passion led to Erin having two international living and working experiences in Dominican Republic and Peru, because she felt it was necessary to better serve her clients by gaining a deeper understanding of their culture and language. She also served as a volunteer therapist at the University of Louisville Refugee Mental Health Clinic in 2016. Erin currently serves as the consultant Director of Global Exchange Initiatives and Programs for a non-profit organization in northern Peru, which aims to improve the quality of life of women, children and families in rural areas through domestic violence prevention programming, food security initiatives and education.
Erin trained under Dr. Monnica Williams at the Behavioral Wellness Clinic in Louisville, KY, where she focused on culture and ethnicity in mental health, race based trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and OCD. She currently serves on the Diversity Council of the International OCD Foundation.