Andrea Grant, PsyD

Dr. Grant is a Mid-Career Fellow with the GMHP at Columbia. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Kenyon College (Cum Laude) and received her PsyD in Child Clinical and School Psychology from NYU (with Distinction). Dr. Grant completed her Pre- and Post-Doctoral training at the New York State Psychiatric Institute of New York Presbyterian Hospital, specializing in Disruptive Behavior Disorders. She has a sub-specialty in Forensic Psychology and has been qualified as an expert witness in New York State. After working as both a Supervising Psychologist in various settings and as a Psychologist in private practice, Dr. Grant chose to re-specialize in Global Mental Health. She spent a month working in Hanoi, Vietnam as a Psychology Consultant in the Research and Training Centre for Community Development (RTCCD), where she assisted in the development and preparation of grant applications to bring community-based mental health care to the rural provinces of Viet Nam and as a Supervising Psychologist in the The Screening, Consulting and Preventing Mental Disorders in Women and Children (TuNa Clinic), where she taught a weekly seminar in Child Psychology for Vietnamese mental health professionals. Upon her return to New York, Dr. Grant joined the Columbia GMHP as a Mid-Career Fellow (under the supervision of Dr. Kathleen Pike) where she is involved in grant-writing and program development with a concentration in issues concerning the reduction of mental illness stigma and in the evidence-based treatment of trauma symptoms in children living in high-conflict countries.

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