Dr. Sormanti's work experience includes extensive clinical practice with children and families at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital in Boston, MA, where she specialized in bone marrow transplantation and bereavement. From September 2002 through August 2003 Dr. Sormanti served as the Clinical Program Director for a newly developed Project Liberty funded program that addressed the mental health needs of individuals and families affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Her ongoing practice includes the facilitation of bereavement groups, support and process groups for hospice professionals, and clinical supervision. Dr. Sormanti maintains clinical licensure in New York and in Massachusetts.
Dr. Sormanti's research interests include grief, bereavement, and trauma; life-threatening illness; palliative and end of life care; partner violence; and Disaster Mental Health.