Marcia Hochman, LMSW, MPA
Parenting Coach, and Professional ADHD Parent Coach Trainer
Marcia Hochman has a diverse and varied academic and professional background. She is a graduate of Bowdoin College, and has received two masters’ degrees from Columbia University, one in Public Policy and Administration, and one in Social Work. Additionally, she was admitted to the Post-Masters Program of Professional Excellence at Columbia’s School of Social Work, where she specialized in Practice with Families. Ms. Hochman also received training at both the premier national Parent Coaching Institute, PCI, and at the ADHD Parent Coach Academy. She served as an adjunct Professor of Social Work at the Wurzweiler School of Yeshiva University.
At the beginning of her career, Ms. Hochman was a Presidential Intern at the US Department of Health and Human Services, where she was involved in developing and evaluating mental health programs for women and families. Subsequently, she served as a consultant to the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Psychology at the Rusk Institute in NY. After completing her MSW, Ms. Hochman was involved with a wide range of projects and initiatives: creating and directing the first social work department for an international religious organization; conducting psychosocial assessments and providing counseling, support services, and psycho-education to individuals and couples, through a program in the New York area, assisting in building families.
Ms. Hochman currently conducts both the parent ADHD education workshops and the parent support groups at the Hallowell Center.