Dr.Grobman is a a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, a board certified psychiatrist, and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (Recommendation-Shim,Recommendation-Welton,Recommendation-Webb,Recommendation-Kuzujanakis). For the past 40 years he has been in private practice specializing in the assessment and psychotherapy of gifted adolescents and adults. His website www.psychotherapyservicesforthegifted.com ,his publications on underachievement in gifted adolescents and young adults and psychotherapy of gifted adolescents and young adults, his video presentation on the gifted / learning disability syndrome, his webinar – Understanding and treating anxiety,Depression,Bipolar disorder and Underachievement in gifted children, adolescents, and young adults (SENG October 1,2009) his Davidson Institute seminar – Tips for Parents: the inner experience of gifted children , adolescents and young adults have become important resources for the national and international gifted community.
At SENG conferences, Dr. Grobman has led workshops on such topics as underachievement,common problems of gifted individuals and how to treat them,the inner experience of gifted individuals,the moral/ethical dilemmas of the gifted, a comparison of counseling and therapy,techniques for gifted individuals and an advanced SENG institute course (2008) on underachievement.At SENG conferences he has also conducted several continuing education courses for therapists looking for advanced training in the assessment and therapy of gifted individuals.
Dr. Grobman has presented at the Wallace Symposium,the NAGC conference, the AEGUS conference, AGATE conference (advocacy for the gifted and talented education in New York), NECGT and Nassau Community College.
Dr. Grobman is a member of the SENG professional advisory committee
Dr. Grobman received the SENG SERVICE AWARD in 2013
Dr. Grobman is a member of the adjunct staff of the Lenox Hill Hospital department of psychiatry where his is the senior supervisor in the psychology internship training program
For a number of years he was the psychiatric consultant to the Lenox Hill open heart surgical team
From 1975-1980 Dr.Grobman was an Associate Clinical Professor in the Tufts University School of Medicine’s department of psychiatry. While there he was the director of group psychotherapy training,published several articles on group psychotherapy and was an instructor in the American Group Psychotherapy Association’s national training institute
- Underachievement in Exceptionally Gifted Adolescents and Young Adults: A Psychiatrist’s View, The Journal of Gifted Secondary Education 2006,17:199-209
- A Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Approach to the Emotional Problems of Exceptionally and Profoundly Gifted Adolescents and Adults: A Psychiatrist’s Experience,Journal for the Education of the Gifted 2009 33:106-125
- Psychotherapy, ( a chapter in the Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity and Talent ed. B.Kerr, September,2009 pp. 714-718 that reviews different types of psychotherapy for gifted individuals.)