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Dr. Marie-Elena Grosett began her human service career in 1981 in psychiatric residential rehabilitation services for adults, obtaining a Master’s of Social Work degree from Wurzweiler School of Social Work in 1986.
She moved from outpatient mental health services for adults to the realm of child welfare in residential treatment services for foster care children in 1994. In 2001, Dr. Grosett returned to outpatient community mental health, overseeing the delivery of mental health clinic services for children and families. In her capacity as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in 2004, she opened a solo private practice where her clientele ranges in age from preschoolers to the elderly. The following year she graduated with her doctorate in Social Welfare from Yeshiva University.
In addition to training, providing field placement and private supervision (for licensing purposes) for social workers, as well as mental health counselors and family and marriage therapists, Dr. Grosett has taught social work classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She established Creative Solutions: Counseling & Consultation Services, LLC, located in Cortlandt Manor, NY, where she imparts to clients the belief that “it’s good to feel better, but it’s even better to feel good!”©. Along with faith based counseling and guidance in spiritual development, Dr. Grosett’s areas of expertise also include grief, trauma, anxiety and depression/mood disorders, as well as issues pertaining to marriage, parenting, adoption, blended families, and separation/divorce.
Besides her current enrollment at Alliance Theological Seminary, most recently Dr. Grosett was invited to bring psychotherapeutic services to Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Peekskill, NY, as well as Advanced Bio-Behavioral Sciences, Inc., located in Elmsford, NY, where she is also the research coordinator, for Medical Psych Care, PLLC, of clinical trials in the treatment of psychiatric disorders and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Grosett is a board member of Youth Voices Center, Inc., Power of Peace.