Grace Berman, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker for the School and Community Programs team at the Child Mind Institute. She graduated from Columbia University School of Social Work, where she completed the dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) training program and specialized in clinical practice. Ms. Berman has extensive experience delivering evidence-based interventions, including DBT, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), parent management training (PMT), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She has experience working with children and adolescents with a range of diagnoses, including post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, disruptive behavior disorders, major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders.
Ms. Berman completed an Advanced Clinical Social Work Fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children. She later served as a faculty clinician at the Yale Child Study Center, where she provided individual, parent and family treatment. Ms. Berman has experience creating and facilitating a weekly DBT skills group for adolescents and caregivers and has provided staff trainings on DBT implementation and working with high risk patients. She also has experience working closely with schools to provide consultation regarding individual children.
- Advanced Clinical Social Work Fellow, Yale Child Study Center, Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children, New Haven, CT
- Clinical Intern, New York City Children’s Center, Day Treatment Program, Brooklyn, NY
- Clinical Intern, YACHAD National Jewish Council for Disabilities, New York, NY
- MS, Clinical Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY
- BA, Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL