Grace Berman, LCSW, is a clinical social worker specializing in the treatment and evaluation of children, adolescents and young adults with mood and anxiety disorders. She also has expertise in treating ADHD and other behavior disorders and has a particular interest in the intersection of anxiety and behavior disorders. In addition to working with youth, she provides consultation and support to caregivers and educators on children’s mental health.
Grace received her BA in Psychology from Northwestern University and her MS in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University, where she was a member of Columbia University’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy Training Program and Lab. Upon graduation, she completed the Yale Child Study Center Advanced Clinical Social Work Fellowship where she trained intensively in trauma intervention. She then joined Yale’s Outpatient Psychiatric Center for Children as a faculty clinician. Grace is currently a clinician at the Child Mind Institute where she splits her time between the Anxiety Disorders Center and School and Community Programs. She co-founded and currently manages the DBT in Schools program, provides clinical supervision, and delivers a range of clinical treatments in the Anxiety Disorders Center.
Grace has extensive experience delivering evidence-based interventions, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Parent Management Training, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Selective-Mutism, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA).