Victoria Grinman, LCSW-R, is a doctoral candidate at Adelphi University School of Social Work, where her research focuses on trauma, post-traumatic growth, resilience, parenting, and autism. She is the owner of Growing Kind Minds, a private practice that serves children, adolescents, families, and groups, and provides a platform to share resources, information, and tools.

Ms. Grinman previously served in a specialized non-public school, supporting children and adolescents with differences in abilities and their supportive networks. She has experience providing individual, group, and family therapeutic services to children and teens, using an integrative approach informed by theory and grounded in a holistic and strengths-based perspective. She has spoken at universities and organizations on yoga and mindfulness, emotional literacy, education, clinical practice, parenting, disabilities, trauma and autism. She consults in program development, and social-emotional curriculum building and implementation.

Ms. Grinman is a trained yoga and mindfulness instructor to children and adolescents through Little Flower Yoga, and a certified aromatherapist through New York Institute of Aromatherapy. She holds a BA in social work and psychology from Adelphi University, and an MSW from the Columbia School of Social Work.